The Odd Job Man and the Thousand Mile Boots

The Odd Job Man and the Thousand Mile Boots

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"I'd like to travel one day," thought the Odd Job Man, "but only if I could get to the end of the world and back by sunset." Luckily he is able to borrow a pair of magic thousand-mile boots from the friendly giant next door, and off he sets on his journey, passing over deserts and mountains, until he comes to the heart of the jungle. There he meets an irritable leopard, some mischievous monkeys, a talkative parrot and two hungry crocodiles with an appetite for a tasty-looking Odd Job Man! Val Biro's brilliantly colorful artwork combines with Jean Kenward's good-humored story to create a lavish animal more

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  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 210 x 280 x 8mm | 334g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations
  • 0192798545
  • 9780192798541

About Jean Kenward

This is Jean Kenward's first children's book for Oxford. Val Biro's many books include The Donkey That Sneezed, Jack and the Robbers and The Magic Doctor, all published by more

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