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The ogre downstairs

Diana Wynne Jones

The ogre downstairs

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDiana Wynne Jones.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.J684 Og
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5252234M
ISBN 100333159179
LC Control Number75325006
OCLC/WorldCa1734309

Title: Ogre Downstairs, The Author Name: Jones, Diana Wynne Categories: Children & Young Adult, Fantasy, Publisher: Puffin: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Mass Market Paperback Book Condition: Very Good Type: Mass Market Paperback Seller ID: . The Ogre Downstairs. Edit. History Talk (0) Share Adults Are Useless: Both parents remain woefully ignorant of the magic going on around them for most of the book (the Ogre even prevents two of the children from finding the antidote to one of the chemicals at one point).


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The Ogre Downstairs is probably not one of Diana Wynne Jones's best-known books, but it's always been one of my favorites. Caspar, Johnny, and Gwinny resent their new stepfather (known to them as "the Ogre") and his sons, Douglas and Malcolm, but when the Ogre gives Johnny and Malcolm new chemistry sets, all of the children get mixed up in the magical results/5.

The title of "Ogre Downstairs" is somewhat misleading. Initially, readers may think this is a story about an ogre being thwarted by a band of plucky preteens. It is, however, far more interesting than that: a dual story, both of a mismatched stepfamily and of kids having magical by: 2.

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The title of "Ogre Downstairs" is somewhat misleading. Initially, readers may think this is a story about an ogre being thwarted by a band of plucky preteens. It is, however, far more interesting than that: a dual story, both of a mismatched stepfamily and of kids having magical adventures/5.

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More Witch's Business (KR, ) out of phials with strange powers but here The Ogre is the new stepfather of Johnny, Caspar and Gwinny, a man with two children of his own whom they dislike almost as much as him.

A child of each menage is given a chemistry set and the first powder, Vol. pulv., makes Gwinny rise like a blimp to the ceiling.

Worse, much worse is to follow: there are toffee bars. The Ogre Downstairs is a truely remarkable story. The idea of a magical chemistry set and its many possiblities is a theme throughly embraced by Jones.

She conjures up the unimaginable with every mix her characters come up with, and does not leave The ogre downstairs book reader unsatisfied.5/5(4). The Paperback of the The Ogre Downstairs by Diana Wynne Jones at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help This is such a GREAT book, its a story about three kids who get a chemistry set from their not-so-nice stepfather, but they find out that their two not-so-nice /5(5).

The Ogre Downstairs Diana Wynne Jones, Author Random House Books for Young Readers $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. The Ogre Downstairs by Diana Wynne Jones; 12 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Family life, Fiction, Magic, Stepfathers, Family problems, Children's stories, Juvenile fiction, When a disagreeable man with two boys marries a widow with three children, family adjustments are complicated by two magic chemistry sets which cause strange things to happen around the house, Stepfamilies.

Get this from a library. The ogre downstairs. [Diana Wynne Jones] -- When a disagreeable man with two boys marries a widow with three children, family adjustments are complicated by two magic chemistry sets which cause strange things to happen around the house.

The Ogre Downstairs is a children's fantasy novel by Diana Wynne Jones. Advertisement: Caspar, Johnny, and Gwinny's mother has remarried, and they don't get on with their new stepfather, who they privately refer to as "the Ogre", or his two sons, Malcolm and Donald.

In an essay exploring major themes in Diana Wynne Jones' novels, Roslyn K. Gross argues that The Ogre Downstairs, like many of Jones' works, is deeply concerned with the characters' increasing self-knowledge. Gross points out that towards the end of the book, "the stepchildren of 'the Ogre' begin to see him as an ordinary human being with human.

The Ogre Downstairs. by Diana Wynne Jones. On Sale: 18/09/ Format: Book Overview Author Info and Events. About the Book.

Diana Wynne Jones at her finest – family feuds and chaos, magic with hilarious results and some of the most original ideas ever to appear between the covers of a book. Editions for The Ogre Downstairs: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), Cited by: 2.

The Ogre Downstairs Book Summary and Study Guide. Diana Wynne Jones Booklist Diana Wynne Jones Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Ogre Downstairs; Casper, Johnny, and Gwinny have gotten a new stepfather who is an absolute Ogre.

He's easily annoyed, he bosses them around, he favors his own children (Douglas and Malcolm) - he's. The first time I read this book, I thought it was a nice read, but it was probably among my least favourite DWJs.

It could be that I just hated the cover of my particular edition of the book – Diana Wynne Jones hadn’t been blessed with awesome covers, but my edition of The Ogre Downstairs would be among the worst. It looked like a.

Booktopia has The Ogre Downstairs by Diana Wynne Jones. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Ogre Downstairs online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Help Centre was runner-up for the Children's Book Award inand was twice runner-up for the Carnegie Medal. She is married with three sons, and lives in Bristol with her : Paperback.

The Ogre Downstairs. Author: Diana Wynne Jones. Condition: Very good. RM 1 in stock. ISBN: Add to basket. magic with hilarious results and some of the most original ideas ever to appear between the covers of a book. Casper, Johnny and Gwinny get a big shock when their mother marries the Ogre.

The Ogre is large and. The Ogre Downstairs (Book): Jones, Diana Wynne: When a disagreeable man with two boys marries a widow with three children, family adjustments are complicated by two magic chemistry sets which cause strange things to happen around the house.

Search. MENU MENU. Nonfiction. Art. Architecture; Art History; Design, Illustration. "When five youngsters are given chemistry sets, the results are hilariously explosive," said PW. Ages 8-up. (Feb.). This is the third post in my ongoing Diana Wynne Jones retrospective series.

Now the magic’s really starting. In Wilkins’ Tooth, we got a sort of preview with the mysterious powers of a witch. In The Ogre Downstairs, DWJ’s characters get to take gs Caspar, Johnny, and Gwinny are not fighting a literal ogre – he’s just their new, mean stepfather (anyone else disappointed?).

The Ogre Downstairs () About book: Casper, Johnny, and Gwinny are quite unhappy when their mother marries Jack, whose dour nature and heavy handed approach to discipline lead them to dub him The Ogre.

Adding to their unhappiness are their two new stepbrothers, Malcolm and Douglas, who are every bit as unappealing as The Ogre, albeit in different ways.

Contents[show] Plot The Ogre Downstairs falls among Diana Wynne Jones' earlier works. They give the impression, which appears to be supported by some of her biographical sources, that they were written primarily for the amusement of her family -- specifically her three sons, who often complained about the stultifyingly preachy tone of so many books aimed at children in their time, and pointed.

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