Halibut Jackson

Halibut Jackson

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A picture book about shyness from a new and truly innovative artist Halibut Jackson is a very shy person. He would prefer not to be noticed at all. So he makes himself clothes to suit his surroundings. His library suit has a striped look to it to match the shelves. But when he is invited to a party at the Palace, he is flummoxed -- what does the palace look like inside? At last, having researched hard, and sewn quickly, Halibut is ready: only to discover that the party is not being held where he expected it to be, and his suit does not suit the occasion at all. But everyone admires it tremendously. "From the Hardcover edition."show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 218.44 x 289.56 x 5.08mm | 204.12g
  • DRAGONFLY BOOKS
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0553113240
  • 9780553113242
  • 630,731

About David Lucas

David Lucas is the author and illustrator of "Whale, ""Nutmeg, " and "Halibut Jackson." He studied illustration at the Royal College of Art in England and currently lives and works in central London. To learn more about the author and his books, please visit www.davidlucas.org.uk.show more

Review quote

"The search for Halibut in David Lucas's witty and original illustrations is delightfully satisfying." --"Guardian" "With splendid facility, [Lucas] depicts an indelible hero who is especially adorable in his wide-brimmed hat." --"New York Times Book Review"show more

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119 ratings
4.17 out of 5 stars
5 38% (45)
4 46% (55)
3 12% (14)
2 4% (5)
1 0% (0)
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