The Ogre Downstairs

Author(s): Diana Wynne Jones

Picture Books


    Caspar and Johnny burst into Gwinny's room and stood staring.
    "She's gone," said Caspar helplessly.
    "No I haven't," said Gwinny, her voice quivering. Both their heads turned upwards. Gwinny appeared to be hanging from the ceiling. "And I can't come down," she added.




Casper, Johnny and Gwinny get a big shock when their mother marries the Ogre. The Ogre is large and stern and not at all interested in children, although this doesn't prevented him from adding his own two awful sons, Douglas and Malcolm, to the family mix. Now the five children and two adults are squashed under the same roof, which can lead to only one thing

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780007154692
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • : Harper Element
  • : 0.24
  • : July 2010
  • : 197x130mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Diana Wynne Jones
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 823.9/14
  • : 256
  • : Illustrations