The Jealous Little Ogre
Written specifically for younger readers, J. Edwards Holt’s “The Jealous Little Ogre” is a children’s story that teaches the value of appreciating the ones we love. “The Jealous Little Ogre” tells the story of a young ogre who lives happily in the forest with his mother and father. When a new family member comes along that could potentially replace him, he begins to have feelings of jealousy and anger. When he realizes he is being selfish, Little Ogre goes to a talking horse, who gives him guidance on how to deal with his negative feelings.