The Ogre Who Wasn't
The Ogre Who Wasn't
Michael Morpurgo, Illustrated by Emily Gravett

The Ogre Who Wasn't



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A lesson in kindness and an appreciation for the natural world are touched upon in this fairytale with a difference. The Ogre Who Wasn't is the fresh and funny story of a little princess who hates the stuffy palace, but loves the creatures she meets in the garden, written by Sir Michael Morpurgo, the Children's Laureate 2003-4, and illustrated by the award-winning Emily Gravett. 

Sir Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain’s best loved children’s authors. He has written over 150 books, has served as Children’s Laureate, and has won many prizes, including the Eleanor Farjeon Lifetime Achievement Award. Illustrator Emily Gravett is the recipient of two CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals, her skill and wit second to none, always featuring beautifully drawn characters that touch the heart and tickle the funny bone.

Details & Care
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan – Two Hoots
  • Hardcover
  • Colour illustrations
  • Number of pages: 32 pages
  • ISBN: 9781035010264
  • Age range: 3-7 years