Review Blog

Jan 16 2017

The Ogglies: A dragon party for Firebottom by Erhard Dietl

cover image

Starfish Bay Publishing 2016. ISBN 9781760360016
(Ages 7-10) Recommended. Join the Ogglies of Smelliville as they organize a birthday party to cheer up their pet dragon, Firebottom. Written and illustrated by Erhard Dietl, The Ogglies: A dragon party for Firebottom is one of three in the series following a very interesting family. With gruesome but hilarious descriptive language, The Ogglies series are sure to have boys hooked. In addition to words such as slimy sludge and cheesefeet, Dietl's illustrations are bright and detailed with whacky things to find on every page.
In addition, The Ogglies may be used as a tool for visual arts, allowing readers to create their own Ogglie character and describe its unique features similar to what can be seen on the opening page.
This beautifully illustrated picture book is filled with quirky characters including a special sing-along birthday song, sure to keep children giggling for hours.
Keely Coard

BUY IT NOW ON booktopia
Archived Blog Entries
Latest News
International Children's Book Day 2nd April, 2017
CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals 2017 longlist
CILIP Carnegie Medal longlist 2017
Branford Boase Award 2017 longlist
Children's Book Award 2017 shortlist
Infographic: Teen reading habits
Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2017
Newbery and Caldecott Medals 2017
ALA awards 2017
Costa Children's Book Award 2016
National Simultaneous Storytime 2017

ReadPlus Features
Print similar authors bookmark
Read similar authors
How to find lesson plans
Sample theme animation

Promote Reading
Staff holiday reading list 2016
South Australian Christian Schools Conference 2016 - Library Displays
Display calendars
Science fiction and fantasy lists SAETA conference 2015
Value of School Libraries
Library, Reading development and the Internet
Free Rights of the Reader Poster
Reviews: Author index
Books for boys
Bookmark and poster templates