Jack the Tripper

Jack the Tripper Cover

Jack the Tripper

By Gene Barretta

Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152061326, 44pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2008

Description
A mysterious villain is tripping the poor, innocent students at Dizzie Day Elementary School. They re tripping; they re flipping; they re flying through the air Worst of all, they re losing their homeworkas they fall.The whole town is in a frenzy searching for the boot-wearing culprit . . . until one student makes a startling confession. Withvivid illustrationsand plenty of clues for readers to do their own detective workGene Barretta has created a hilarious, creepy tale about the perils (and sometime rewards )of following the crowd.