Move over, Eloise and Olivia. Make room for SkippyjonJones, a Siamese kittenboy who can't resign himself to being an ordinary cat. Having a time-out in his room, he resorts to his imagination. Taking on the superhero persona of the great Spanish sword fighter Skippito, he has the adventure of his life, and readers are invited along. Zany, wild, and over-the-top, this utterly original book truly begs to be read aloud.
With the jiggly, effervescent outlines she used in "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie," the smudgy, tender expressiveness of "The Grannyman," and a text worthy of a sitcom, Judith Byron Schachner has created a new cat character for all ages. "AOlé "
*"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
"The illustrations are as humorous as the story and kids will enjoy them."--Children's Literature
Series: Skippyjon Jones
For Ages: 4 - 6 years old
For Grades: 1 - 2
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st September 2003
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 27.31 x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1