All Because of Jackson

All Because of Jackson

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I want to sail the seas,' said Jackson. 'I want to see the world ..." Jackson is a very unusual rabbit - a rabbit with a dream. He spends his days watching the tall sailing-ships coming and going. He LONGS to go to sea too. So one day - with his girlfriend, Bunny - Jackson stows away on the Atalanta and sails off in search of a new life ...show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 153 x 185 x 4mm | 75g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Young Corgi
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Black and white
  • 0552554294
  • 9780552554299
  • 190,389

About Dick King-Smith

DICK KING-SMITH was a Gloucestershire farmer until the age of 45, when he gave up farming to become a primary school teacher. Now a bestselling full-time author, his work has received many awards including a Bronze Medal for the Smarties Prize of l997 for All Because of Jackson and the Children's Book Award in l995 for Harriet's Hare. In l992, he was also voted Children's Author of the Year. In l995, his top-selling title The Sheep-Pig was developed into a box-office movie, BABE, introducing hundreds of thousands of youngsters to his work.show more

Review quote

"Dick King-Smith at his best . . . Don't be deceived by its apparent simplicity: it stands reading and re-reading, and each time you chuckle at something different" * Independent * "Larger than life characters leap from the pages of this engaging and humourous story" * Junior Education * "This simple yet engaging adventure tale wsill amuse young readers and give them a taste of Dick King-Smith's unique, often amusing, narrative style" * Through the Looking Glass * "An unusual theme that gives rise to a great deal of humour . . . The illustrations are jaunty and the writing uncluttered and unsentimental" * Nursery World * "Told with the exuberant brand of humour we associate with Dick King-Smith . . . An excellent buy" -- Jack Ousbey * Carousel *show more

Review Text

"This simple yet engaging adventure tale wsill amuse young readers and give them a taste of Dick King-Smith's unique, often amusing, narrative style"show more

Back cover copy

'I want to sail the seas,' said Jackson. 'I want to see the world...' Jackson is a very unusual rabbit - a rabbit with a dream. He spends his days watching the tall sailing-ships coming and going. He LONGS to go to sea, too. So one day - with his girlfriend, Bunny - Jackson stows away on the Atlanta and sails off in search of a new life...show more

Rating details

41 ratings
3.73 out of 5 stars
5 20% (8)
4 44% (18)
3 32% (13)
2 0% (0)
1 5% (2)
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