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Skippy Jon Jones

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 180 Ratings and 180 Reviews

Book Description
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 be... More
Book Information
PublisherDutton Children's Books
BindingHardcover (18 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
Publication Date09/15/2003
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About Judy Schachner (Author, Illustrator) : Judy Schachner is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Judy Schachner include Skippyjon Jones in the Dog-House (Unabridged), Skippyjon Jones in M... more
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Reader Comments
9/9/2009 Nancy Smith said:
The text and pictures are delightful. Adults would appreciate the humor too. I would suggest this book to an early elementary age child. The basic premise is one of an adventurous cat trying to do things his mom thinks a "self respecting cat" should not do. A great read aloud to early elementary... more

tags: I recommend, I read

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5/7/2009 Linda Rae Apolzon said: I love Skippyjon's imagination! Every time I read about him, I laugh. The illustrations are priceless.
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3/31/2009 Tracy O'Daniel

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3/16/2009 Mai Kemble said: My mom actually told me about this book before I knew about it... and I immediately had to go read it. She was describing it and well, it's hard to describe without laughing because this cute little' kitten...
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1/29/2009 Shannon Griffis said:
Skippyjon Jones is one of my favorite book characters! Not only because I love cats, but I love the personality and imagination of these stories. The integration of Spanish from the little chihuahuas makes this book a great read aloud! I love to put on my best Spanish accent and read their little rh... more

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12/6/2008 Mia Krause said: Amazingly delightful to children of all ages! This is a wonderful read aloud book that inspires imagination and giggles!
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9/21/2008 Cari H. said: Excellent. I even read it to my parents.
tags: I read, I recommend, I love it!

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7/31/2008 Susan Smith said: Who could not love this goofy kitty?
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6/27/2008 Lesa Boutin

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6/8/2008 Tracy Jackson

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