The Giant Jumperee

The Giant Jumperee

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Rabbit arrives home one day to hear a loud voice coming from inside his burrow: "I'm the Giant Jumperee and I'm scary as can be!" shouts the stranger. Rabbit's friends Cat, Bear, and Elephant come to help, but they're no match for the mysterious, booming voice. But who is the Giant Jumperee? Find out in this new read-aloud classic from internationally bestselling author Julia Donaldson, beautifully brought to life by award-winning illustrator Helen Oxenbury.
Publisher: New York, NY : Dial Books for Young Readers, [2017]
ISBN: 9780735227972
0735227977
Call Number: DONALDSON
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Subjects: Frogs -- Juvenile fiction.
Animals -- Juvenile fiction.
Additional Contributors: Oxenbury, Helen - Illustrator

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lxpetrik
Jun 14, 2019

Very cute story. My son requests it often.

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ruggyduggy
Jun 09, 2019

Children LOVE this book, and ask for it to be read over and over. Great illustrations too.

mazinwhistler Feb 22, 2019

I was initially bummed by this Julia Donaldson book as it doesn't visually draw in you like her other books (Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, etc...). After reading it with my son and seeing his reaction to the story and how much adores this book my mind has been changed. This is a delightful story and is another Donaldson masterpiece. The illustrator, Helen Oxenbury, most notable know for her illustration of 'We're going on a bear hunt' (another favourite in our household) creates magic with her drawings. It is a truly magical book with the stand out character being 'Mama Frog' who is braver than them all and willing to come face to face with the 'Giant Jumperee'. It has become a favourite in our house leading to some amazing imaginary play outside!

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celestetrottier
Mar 27, 2018

Perfect for storytimes.

ArapahoeBetsy Oct 27, 2017

Great storytime read aloud! Anticipation builds and the ending does not disappoint.

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wmtlady
Aug 21, 2017

Short, sweet...with a story and emotions that very young readers (or listeners) can relate to and parents will enjoy. The illustrator, Helen Oxenbury, gives this excellent book its frosting and makes it rate 5-Stars.

ArapahoeStaff2 May 14, 2017

A cute, silly story. I love when books have interesting end papers, and this one definitely does. The story rhymes and is bound to get at least a few giggles from littles.

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