5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Simply the best,
This review is from: The Ogre Downstairs (Paperback)
I first read this when it came out in Puffin paperback about 30 years ago when I was 10. I now have children of my own. I came across the book and started reading it again, and you know what, it's still as great - and as modern - as it was then. I remembered laughing out loud when I read it the first time and I still laughed when I read it again. Believe me, there are not many books that can do that. Yet this is a great adventure story. The characters are so well-drawn I can't fault them, all with their own little ways; and as for the experiments, fantastic! I love reading, but this book is still one of the best. Everyone should read it. It's a gem.