Jumpy Jack & Googily

By Meg Rosoff; Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
(Henry Holt & Company, Hardcover, 9780805080667, 32pp.)

Publication Date: April 29, 2008

List Price: $16.99*
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Meet Jumpy Jack, a very nervous snail who's afraid of monsters, and Googily, who "is "a--well, who is a very good friend, indeed. Wherever they go, Googily kindly checks high and low just to make sure there are no scary monsters about. But as every child knows, monsters come in many shapes and sizes. Some are even blue with hairy eyebrows and pointy teeth.

Here is a universal story of friendship and fear of the unknown told with wit and charm by the fantastic team who created the irresistible "Meet Wild Boars.

About the Author
Meg Rosoff est nee a Boston et vit aujourd'hui a Londres. Apres de nombreuses annees passees dans la publicite, elle a decide de tout abandonner pour se consacrer a l'ecriture.

SOPHIE BLACKALL is the illustrator of "Meet Wild Boars", a "Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books" Blue Ribbon selection. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Praise For Jumpy Jack & Googily

* "They make a winsom pair." — Publishers Weekly, starred review * "Filled with whimsical details." — School Library Journal, starred review "Humorous." — Kirkus "Hilarious." — Cookie  

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