From award-winning author Peter Bently comes an infectiously funny and brightly illustrated rhyming story about a greedy ogre who takes up yoga with hilarious consequences.
Ogden the Ogre was worried one night. “My jim-jams have grown far too short and too tight! How has my tum got so terribly wide? I only eat twelve meals a day,” Ogden sighed. The people said, “Jim-jams too tight and too short? Overweight ogres should take up a sport!”
So Ogden does take up a sport—and he does it with gusto! But finding the perfect sport for a big, bumbling ogre isn’t quite as simple as it may seem.
Peter Bently is the author of many books for young readers, including King Jack and the Dragon, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, which the New York Times called “at once contemporary and classic.” His Cats Ahoy! received the Roald Dahl Funny Prize in his native England. Peter lives in Devon, England, with his wife and two children.
Simon Rickerty wrote and illustrated Crayon and The Peanut, and he also illustrated I Don’t Want to Be a Pea and I Am Not a Copycat! He has a degree in art and design from the London College of Communication and earned a master’s degree in illustration at the Royal College of Art. He lives in rural Bedfordshire, UK.
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