Jampires (Hardcover)

By Sarah McIntyre, David O'Connell

David Fickling Books, 9780545816632, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 30, 2015

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

A delightful, whimsical, JAM-tastic adventure!



The jam has been sucked out of Sam's doughnuts! Who are the culprits? Sam sets a trap to catch the jam thieves and gets a surprise! It's the Jampires: friendly little creatures whose love of jam and sweet things gets them into trouble! They fly off with Sam to their magical land sitting in the clouds, where doughnuts grow on trees, jam tarts sprout like flowers, and castles are made of jammy sponge cake.
 


About the Author

Sarah McIntyre has published several award-winning and best-selling books in the United Kingdom including ORRIS THE MANKIEST MONSTER by Giles Andreae and OLIVER AND THE SEAWIGS. She is crazy about raspberry jam, loves incredible hats and wigs that she often makes herself, and adores making comics with her friends. She lives in London. Visit her online at www.jabberworks.co.uk or follow her on Twitter @jabberworks.


David O'Connell is the author and illustrator of the MONSTERS & CHIPS series--monsters and food are currently his favorite things to draw! He is writing a series of three picture books to be illustrated by Francesca Gambatesa. David also edits Ink + PAPER, an anthology of comics published in the United Kingdom. He lives in London, England. Visit him online at www.davidoconnell.uk


Praise For Jampires

Praise for Jampires:

"With rounded shapes, soft colors and pops of jam-bright red, O'Connell's art works delightfully with McIntyre's supple rhymes to spread a silly, sweetly escapist mood." --The New York Times/Sunday Book Review

"A satisfying concept, friendly, Sendak-inspired colored-pencil-and-pastel illustrations, cartoonish attractiveness, and plain old wackiness make this sweet story a winner." --Kirkus Reviews

"Galloping verse and cartoons dusted with humor and magic add up to a light, dessert-themed mystery that's both silly and sweet." --Publishers Weekly