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What Would Joey Pigza Do?

Written by Jack Gantos

Illustrated by David Tazzyman

What Would Joey Pigza Do? Synopsis

'Joey Pigza, you need a life!' Grandma wants Joey to find a friend, stop running around after his Nutty parents, and start looking after himself. But Joey's got other plans - he's going to be Mr Helpful. Can Joey the secret superhero succeed in his mission to keep everybody Smiling?

What Would Joey Pigza Do? Press Reviews

Joey finally comes to terms with himself in this funny, touching and totally endearing story -- Jill Slotover * Financial Times * A funny, tender and soul-searching presentation of the relationship between Joey and his dying grandmother. This third Joey story is upbeat, warm-hearted and delightful -- Lesley Agnew * The Bookseller * Joey . . . is an impossible, contradictory, glorious creation * Boston Sunday Globe *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780440870548
Publication date: 27th February 2014
Author: Jack Gantos
Illustrator: David Tazzyman
Publisher: Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books) an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 288 pages

About Jack Gantos

Jack Gantos (Author) Jack Gantos was born in Norvelt, Pennsylvania, and has spent time living in Barbados and South Florida. He has written books for readers of all ages, including the acclaimed Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key and its sequels, the teenage novel Desire Lines, and the youthful memoire Hole in My Life. His is also the writer of Dead End in Norvelt and From Norvelt to Nowhere, a pair of semi-autobiographical novels about the importance of history and reading, the first of which won the prestigious Newbery Medal in 2012. He lives with his wife and daughter in Boston, Massachusetts....

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