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Idle Jack
Author: Robert Leeson

ISBN: 9781406380521
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 1 March 2018
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 13.1 x 19.9 x 0.6
Description:
A delightfully funny story with a folk-tale flavour, with illustrations by internationally acclaimed illustrator Axel Scheffler.

Idle he may be, but Jack's no fool! Somehow he always manages to come out on top, whether its becoming star pupil, going out to work, attending his own funeral or finding himself suitor to a princess!

With elements from many classic popular stories, Idle Jack's tale is perfect for fans of Julia Donaldson, Michael Rosen and Dick King-Smith. Jack may be the sleepiest boy in the world, but his adventures will keep you wide awake with laughter!
A charming story perfectly pitched for confident young readers.
Illustrated by the internationally acclaimed illustrator of Julia Donaldson's The Gruffalo.
About the Author

Robert Leeson (1928-2013) wrote many books for children, including Smart Girls (shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize), Smart Girls Forever, Idle Jack, Lucky Lad and Why Is the Cow On the Roof? He also wrote five stories ...

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