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Jitterbug Jam

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 164 Ratings and 58 Reviews

Book Description
An outstanding, ingenious text, which brilliantly explores preconception and prejudice (from both sides).

There is a boy under Bobo’s bed. A scary boy with pink skin and orange fur on top of his head and, worst of all, eyes the awful colour the sky is when you wake up in the middle of the day. So next bedtime, Bobo crawls under the kitchen cabinet and decides he’s not going to bed, ... More
Book Information
BindingHardcover (6 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages32
Publication Date09/02/2004
The Creators
About Alexis Deacon (Author) : Alexis Deacon is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Alexis Deacon include While You Are Sleeping, Jitterbug Jam (New York Times Best Illustrate... more
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Reader Comments
10/13/2008 JR Poulter said: Wonderfully imaginative pictures tackling an age old problem from a new perspective! Bullies /fears hidden away thrive - pull 'em out in the light and phooff they disappear!

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3/17/2008 Siri Feeney said: This is a read over (and over and over again) read-aloud book. The tempo and craft of the words and pictures do something together that makes it stand out and stick with you — whether or not you've ever been afraid of the scary little boy under the bed.
tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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