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Newly-appointed Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson’s boisterous shipboard adventure is deliciously suffused with magic and nonsense. Granny’s purple spots are diagnosed as a bad case of the moozles so Jack sets off to find the only cure - the fruit of the flumflum tree from the faraway Isle of Blowyernose. Luckily, Granny packs an amazing patchwork bag for Jack and his crew… Surprising adventures need surprising solutions. Julia Donaldson doesn’t disappoint!
Jack's Granny is sick with a bad case of the moozles! And the only cure is the fruit of the fantastic flumflum tree which grows on the faraway Isle of Blowyernose. It's a perilous journey, but Jack bravely sets sail, with a motley crew of only three - and a large patchwork sack that Granny has filled with an odd assortment of items from chewing-gum to tent pegs. But what use will they be against hungry sharks, a leaky boat and a thieving monkey ...? Follow Jack across the ocean in this irresistible story from the creators of Tyrannosaurus Drip and The Troll .
'Friendship, home and the imagination are perhaps the biggest themes that dominate books for young children, and it would be hard to find a more effortless synthesis of the three than the latest from the new children’s laureate..' The Telegraph
Publication date: 05/07/2012
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
|Publication date:||1st July 2011|
|Publisher:||Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month|
Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented prize-winning author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children’s Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with an MBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West ...More About Julia Donaldson