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Bologna 2010 Spotlight: Picture Books

Ogre New Cover
The Odious Ogre
story by Norton Juster and pictures by Jules Feiffer

 

 

The Phantom Tollbooth is one of the classics of children’s literature, with over 3.3 million copies sold worldwide . . .

 

 

Now, after almost fifty years, Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer reunite to collaborate on The Odious Ogre

Clever, humorous text and dazzling pictures tell the story of a really rotten Ogre who terrorizes the entire countryside and all the surrounding towns, wreaking havoc and dining happily on the hapless citizens. But when the Ogre encounters a kind and friendly young lady who does her best to help him, the outcome is very surprising.

Don’t miss this extremely witty masterpiece from Scholastic’s distinguished Michael di Capua Books imprint.

View The Odious Ogre Sample Spread

Read Norton Juster & Jules Feiffer PW article

 

 

 

XmasDavidCover It’s Christmas, David!
by David Shannon

 

Bestselling author and Caldecott Honor Winner David Shannon is back…

turning Christmas traditions upside down with laugh-aloud humor!

From playing with delicate ornaments to standing in a long line to see Santa—here are common Christmas activities, but with David’s naughty trimmings. A surefire hit that is destined to be an annual classic!

The David series has been licensed in 12 languages!