The Odious Ogre
The author and the illustrator of THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH--together again!
This is the story of a really rotten Ogre who is extraordinarily large, exceedingly ugly, unusually angry, constantly hungry, and absolutely merciless. He terrorizes the entire countryside and all the surrounding towns, wreaking havoc, sowing confusion, and dining happily on the hapless citizens. Nothing can stop him. But then he takes a wrong turn and encounters a kind and friendly young lady who does her best to help him--with a surprising result.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MarissaFay - LibraryThing
I didn't know that Norton Juster writes children's picture books! In fact, I kind of thought he was dead. So, you can imagine my surprise when I found this new book in the library! And I was not ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kidlit9 - LibraryThing
Example of an illustrated book that is intended for older readers. Everyone is scared of the ogre because of the rumors they've heard. One brave girl tries to befriend him, but he thinks she is being nice to him to trick him. Read full review