Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375816017, 112pp.
Publication Date: April 9, 2002
The story begins as three young innocents escape their orphanage one dark and stormy night. As they make their way through the treacherous streets of London danger lurks, for hiding in the shadows is Mack the
Knife, the most villainous of villains. Enter
Spring-Heeled Jack, the springiest of heroes. But will Jack's powers be enough to save
Originally published in paperback, "Spring-Heeled Jack" is back--now as a hardcover with eye-catching new jacket art.
David Mostyn is a successful cartoonist who has worked on comic strips D C Thomson (Beano & Dandy) and Marvel comics, as well as favourite cartoon characters such as Smurfs, Ghostbusters, Desperate Dan and Dennis the Menace.
“Hilarious, neatly plotted, and thoroughly appealing.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred
“The author and illustrator obviously had great fun with this funny, action-packed send-up, and so will readers.”—School Library Journal, Starred