The Ogglies: A Dragon Party for Firebottom is a gorgeous warm-hearted picture book that tells the story of the Oggly children and their beloved dragon pet, Firebottom. The Ogglies are interesting characters with green skin, lumpy noses and tough teeth; they eat rusty cans, love sticky soup and are sure to give children a good laugh. The Ogglies are very worried about their dragon, Firebottom, and decide to throw him a birthday party to cheer him up. The story is delightfully silly; the Ogglies have positively crazy ideas and everything gross is, in fact, good. Children and adults alike will laugh as they see all the pictures and hear all the goofy words and phrases used.
Erhard Dietl, born 1953 in Regensburg, studied at the Academy of Graphic Arts and the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. He is an author, illustrator, and songwriter. He has written over 100 books, available in translation in numerous languages around the world. Erhard Dietl has been awarded the Austrian Youth Literature Prize, and other notable literary awards. His work was also featured in the Book and Art Foundation’s “most beautiful German books”. He currently lives in Munich.
Age Range: 5-8
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