The Big, Fat, Smelly Ogre by Gillian Johnson


The Big, Fat, Smelly Ogre by Gillian Johnson

Frank the ogre has come to Monster Hospital with a tummy ache because he ate two nasty kids for breakfast. The four naughtiest children in the school are recruited by the mysterious Sister Winifred to be his doctors. Can these not-exactly friends help Frank without getting gobbled up or suffocating from the stupendous stink? It takes a monster to know a monster ...And read more stories in the Monster Hospital series by the acclaimed author-illustrator of the THORA books.


Johnson's writing is witty and inventive ... This is a book full of fun Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week Thora is an irresistible new character ... storytelling at its best. Starred review, Publishing News Thora is a thoroughly modern heroine in a fantasy adventure story with a pleasantly old-fashioned feel to it ... Gillian Johnson's own illustrations add to the book's charm. Books for Keeps Wonderfully inventive and witty - the sort of book that gladdens the heart Children's Bookseller and Publisher, Austra

About the Author

Gillian Johnson studied science and English at university. She's had lots of different jobs - working with Indian children in northern Canada, accompanying Inuit babies on small planes to their homes in remote communities, doing editorial cartoons for the university paper, teaching English to high school students. Eventually, she published a children's book and has been doing it ever since. She lives with her family and divides her time between Oxford and Tasmania.

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144 pages


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Publication date

1st March 2012



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