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Jitterbug Jam

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 10 Ratings and 10 Reviews

Book Description
What does this monster have under his bed?

Bobo is a young monster who's afraid to sleep in his own bed. He is sure there is a boy hiding beneath it - a boy with "pink skin and orange fur on his head where his horns should be." Bobo's older brother thinks he's a fraidy-cat, but his grandpa, Boo-Dad, knows all about these fearful creatures. And Boo-Dad knows exactly what to do to scar... More
Book Information
PublisherFarrar Straus & Giroux
BindingHardcover (6 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
Publication Date03/11/2005
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About Barbara Jean Hicks (Author) : Where I live: Oxnard, California, in a condo a block from the beach. Paradise!Where I lived until recently: Seattle, Washington. A gorgeous city and home to many friends and family members, which make... more
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About Alexis Deacon (Illustrator) : 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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