Bloomsbury Young Readers: Jack and the Jungle

Hurray! Bloomsbury’s lovely new series of early readers won’t leave you feeling short-changed as you make the crucial step up from picture books. Laughter, colour, adventure: they have all the things that great picture books have. But this time, you’ll be reading them all by yourself! When Jack kicks his ball over the garden wall, he meets Abbie, his mysterious neighbour. She gives him a glimpse of a jungle next door! From slithering snakes to fierce wolves, brave Abbie will face them all to get Jack’s ball back. But then some tigers and a giant appear, and Jack must venture into the wild too…

  • A lively, colourful first book for beginner readers
  • A thrilling jungle adventure with a twist of fantasy
  • By Malachy Doyle, whose books include Cinderfella
  • Perfect for home practice or guided reading in schools

Book Band: Purple.

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  • Malachy Doyle

    Malachy Doyle is an acclaimed children’s author whose picture books include: COW, illustrated by Angelo Rinaldi (Simon and Schuster) – Winner of the English Association Award 2002 THE DANCING TIGER, illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher (Simon and Schuster) – shortlisted for Nestle Children’s Book Prize, 2005

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