Skippyjon Jones (Paperback)

By Judy Schachner, Judy Schachner (Illustrator)

Puffin Books, 9780142404034, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2005

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Description

Holy guacamole Meet the #1 New York Times bestselling Skippyjon Jones

Skippyjon Jones is no ordinary kitten. Oh, no. . . .He's actually El Skippito, a great sword-fighter ready to battle banditos the world over With a little imagination and a whole lot of fun, this frisky cat dons a mask and cape and takes on a bad bumble-beeto to save the day. And along the way, he'll be sure to steal young reader's hearts, yes indeed-o

My name is Skippito Friskito.
I fear not a single bandito.
My manners are mellow,
I'm sweet like the Jell-O,
I get the job done, yes indeed-o.

*"Both feline hero and story are full of beans (more Mexican-jumping than pinto) but ay caramba, mucho fun."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Buoyant and colorful cartoon illustrations match the exuberant text perfectly."--School Library Journal


About the Author

Judith Byron Schachner (www.judithbyronschachner.com) has been illustrating and writing children's books since 1992 and has given numerous presentations in schools and libraries. Her workshops are designed to be warm and personal with a special regard for the less than stellar student. In 1995, Judith wrote and illustrated her first picture book, Willy and May, and has turned out a number of projects since then.
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