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Awful Ogre"s awful day by Jack Prelutsky

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Published by Greenwillow Books in [New York] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ghouls and ogres -- Juvenile poetry,
  • Children"s poetry, American,
  • Ghouls and ogres -- Poetry,
  • American poetry

Book details:

About the Edition

In a series of poems, Awful Ogre rises, grooms himself, dances, pens a letter, and goes through other activities as the day passes.

Edition Notes

Statementpoems by Jack Prelutsky ; pictures by Paul O. Zelinsky.
GenreJuvenile poetry., Poetry.
ContributionsZelinsky, Paul O., ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3566.R36 A94 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL50170M
LC Control Number99054323

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In 18 poems, grisly enough to delight the taste for the macabre in any child, Prelutsky takes the Awful Ogre through his predictably awful day. From early rising to evening rest, everything that is grotesque is Ogre's idea of grand breakfast of "ghoul on toast," a beloved ogress with greasy green tresses, a garden of well-sharpened thorns and poisonous plants, a precious collection . Buy a cheap copy of Awful Ogre's Awful Day book by Jack Prelutsky. How awful is this green-haired, one-eyed ogre? So awful his name is Awful Ogre. Fortunately, he takes some time out of his awfully busy ogre schedule to describe Free shipping over $/5(5). Larger than life--larger, in fact, than all other ogres, Awful Ogre packs into one day enough excitement, imagination, emotion, and sheer ebullience to last most of us a lifetime. New York Public Library's "One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing," a School Library Journal Best Book, and a New York Times Best Illustrated Book/5(5). In 18 poems, grisly enough to delight the taste for the macabre in any child, Prelutsky takes the Awful Ogre through his predictably awful day. From early rising to evening rest, everything that is grotesque is Ogre’s idea of grand breakfast of “ghoul on toast,” a beloved ogress with greasy green tresses, a garden of well-sharpened.

  Another wonderful day is about to begin. Awful Ogre, huge, hungry, horrible—and totally lovable, will steal the heart of every reader. Larger than life—larger, in fact, than all other ogres, Awful Ogre packs into one day enough excitement, imagination, emotion, and sheer ebullience to last most of us a : HarperCollins Publishers.   Larger than life—larger, in fact, than all other ogres, Awful Ogre packs into one day enough excitement, imagination, emotion, and sheer ebullience to last most of us a lifetime. New York Public Library's “One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing,” a School Library Journal Best Book, and a New York Times Best Illustrated Book/5(12).   From "Awful Ogre Paints a Picture" to "Awful Ogres Goes on a Picnic" and "Awful Ogre Enters a Cook Off" (I'm guessing at the titles because Bud took the book to bed; no worries, Sis got Awful Ogre's Awful Day at the library today and has it in bed with her). They so enjoy hearing the poems and discussing the wacky things Awful Ogre does that. A collection of 17 poems about an Ogres awful day. Starts with his rising from bed, then grooming himself, next he has breakfast. Ogre creates awful music and even has a hot dog lunch. Awful Ogre goes to bed and has an awful dream. The book ends with Awful Ogre sleeping soundly in his bed. Personal Reaction/5(14).