Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780440418818, 112pp.
Publication Date: February 10, 2004
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.
Philip currently lives in Oxford with his wife, Judith, and children. "From the Hardcover edition."
“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