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About the BookSkippyjonJones is a Siamese kittenboy who, while having a time-out in his room, resorts to his imagination and takes on the superhero persona of the great Spanish sword fighter, Skippito. Full color.
Book SynopsisHere is the book that launched a thousand chimichangoes - the first in the best-selling series about the rambunctious Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese kitty boy with the overactive imagination. He would rather be El Skippito, the great sword fighter, who can do anything. Like saving a roving band of Mexican Chihuahuas from a humongous bumblebeeto that is tormenting them. Join Skippyjon Jones on his first great adventure. He's fearless, he's fun, he gets 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 "The illustrations are as humorous as the story and kids will enjoy them."--Children's Literature
About the Author
Best known for her Skippyjon Jones series, Judy Schachner has illustrated many of her own stories including Sarabella's Thinking Cap; Dewey Bob; The Grannyman and its companion book, Bits & Pieces. A #1 New York Times bestseller, Skippyjon Jones was also awarded the first E.B. White Read Aloud Award. Judy is known for her spirited readings of the series.