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The Odious Ogre

by Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer

School And Library, 1 v. (unpaged), Scholastic, List Price: $17.95 |


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Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer

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The award-winning creators of The Phantom Tollbooth present the story of an enormous, insatiable and short-tempered Ogre, who terrorizes the countryside and dines on hapless townspeople before encountering a friendly young lady who uses innovative methods to stop him. 20,000 first printing.

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Phantom Tantrum: Jules Feiffer and Norton Juster — who collaborated 50 years ago on The Phantom Tollbooth -- have reunited to create The Odious Ogre. In one of their favorite scenes, the Odious Ogre himself throws an impassioned tantrum. hide caption

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