The Ogress and the Orphans

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Author: Kelly Barnhill

9781800783027 | PB | pp. 400 | 2022 | Piccadilly Press

The Ogress and the Orphans by Kelly Barnhill a new instant-classic fantasy about the power of generosity and love, and how a community suffers when they disappear.

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A new fantasy classic from the Newbery Medal winning and New York Times author of THE GIRL WHO DRANK THE MOON. Stone-in-the-Glen, once a lovely town, has fallen on hard times. Fires, floods, and other calamities have caused the townsfolk to lose their library, their school, their park, and all sense of what it means to be generous, and kind. The people put their faith in the Mayor, a dazzling fellow who promises he alone can help. After all, he is a famous dragon slayer. (At least, no one has seen a dragon in his presence.) Only the clever orphans of the Orphan House and the kindly Ogress at the edge of town can see how dire the town’s problems are. When one of the orphans goes missing from the Orphan House, all eyes turn to the Ogress. The orphans, though, know this can’t be: the Ogress, along with a flock of excellent crows, secretly delivers gifts to the people of Stone-in-the-Glen. But how can the orphans tell the story of the Ogress’s goodness to people who refuse to listen? And how can they make their deluded neighbours see the real villain in their midst? The orphans have heard a whisper that they will ‘save the day’, but just how , they will have to find out .

Additional information

Author:

Kelly Barnhill

ISBN:

9781800783027

Binding:

Paperback

Pages:

400

Year of Publication:

2022

Publisher:

Piccadilly Press

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

Julie King has been teaching parenting and communication skills to parents, teachers and other professionals since 1995. She is a highly regarded workshop leader, public speaker, and parenting consultant. Her most popular workshop, How to Talk So Kids Will Listen, is based on the bestselling books of Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. She has presented to numerous schools, nonprofits, and parent groups. Julie and her husband have three children and live in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Joanna Faber lectures and conducts workshops based on her mother’s work and her own experiences as a parent and educator. She contributed heavily to her mother’s award-winning book, How to Talk So Kids Can Learn, with her frontline experience as a bilingual special education teacher. She wrote a new supplement for the thirtieth anniversary edition of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, entitled The Next Generation. Joanna lives in Putnam Valley, New York, with her husband, three children, dogs, cats, and an assortment of chickens.

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