The Giant Jam Sandwich

The Giant Jam Sandwich Cover

The Giant Jam Sandwich

By John Vernon Lord; John Vernon Lord (Illustrator); Janet Burroway

Houghton Mifflin, Board Books, 9780547150772, 24pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2009

Description

It's a dark day for Itching Down. Four million wasps have just descended on the town, and the pests are relentless! What can be done? Bap the Baker has a crazy idea that just might work . . .

Young readers will love having this lyrical, rhyming text in a new accessible format as they watch the industrious citizens of Itching Down knead, bake, and slather the biggest wasp trap there ever was!



About the Author
John Vernon Lord dons many hats including author, illustrator, and teacher. His children s books have been published all over the world in a number of languages. His classic picture book The GIANT JAM SANDWICH, with verses by Janet Burroway, has remained in print since its initial publication in 1972 and continues to be loved by children of all ages. John Vernon Lord lives in Ditchling, Sussex.

John Vernon Lord dons many hats including author, illustrator, and teacher. His children s books have been published all over the world in a number of languages. His classic picture book The GIANT JAM SANDWICH, with verses by Janet Burroway, has remained in print since its initial publication in 1972 and continues to be loved by children of all ages. John Vernon Lord lives in Ditchling, Sussex.

Janet Burroway is the author of eight novels, including "The Buzzards" and "Raw Silk"; two best-selling textbooks, "Writing Fiction" and "Imaginative Writing"; and the forthcoming memoir "Losing Tim". She is also the author of numerous plays, short stories, poetry collections, and children s books. She is Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor Emerita at Florida State University and divides her time between Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, and Chicago.