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If You Had a Jetpack

Lisl H. Detlefsen, Linzie Hunter (Illustrator)


List Price: 17.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Library Binding (4/24/2018)

Spring 2018 Kids’ Indie Next List

“Blast off with a bunny and his brother as they explore all the things you could do if you only had a jetpack. Each page is loaded with adorable, vibrant illustrations that will keep you giggling from one to the next. Two bunnies, one jetpack, and endless possibilities.”
— Kidron Mariotti, Octavia Books, LLC, New Orleans, LA
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A fun and creative answer to the question "what would YOU do if you had a jetpack?" perfect for fans of Boy and Bot and How to Train a Train.

Having a jetpack is fun--if you know what to do with one.

If you had a jetpack, you could:
  •  Teach your brother how to build one too.
  •  Demonstrate its usefulness at Show and Share Time at school.
  •  Give your principal a ride home.
  •  Fly south to visit your nana.
  •  Visit the astronauts on the space station and help with anything that needed fixing.
Join one inventive little rabbit as he and his brother put their new jetpack to good use!

"An energetic, crowd-pleasing read-aloud that can be revisited again and again."--SLJ

"This vivid picture book will leave kids longing for jetpacks, while taking off on their own flights of fancy."--Booklist

Knopf Books for Young Readers, 9780399553295, 40pp.

Publication Date: April 24, 2018

About the Author

Lisl H. Detlefsen lives on a cranberry marsh in central Wisconsin with her husband and two young sons. She is the author of Time for Cranberries, a picture book published by Roaring Brook (Fall 2015). Visit her on Twitter @lislhd or at

Linzie Hunter's hand-lettering and illustrations have appeared in books, magazines and advertising campaigns internationally. Her client list includes: Nike, the BBC, Marks and Spencer, Hallmark, Harper Collins, Random House, The Guardian, Time Magazine and The Wall Street Journal. Learn more about Linzie on instagram @linziehunter or on her website at