2004, E.B. White Read Aloud Award, Winner2007, Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award, Winner2006, Colorado Children's Book Award, Winner2005, Ladybug Picture Book Award, Winner2005, Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award, Winner2009, Monarch Award, Second Place
Here is the book that launched a thousand chimichangoes - the first in the best-selling series about the rambunctious Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese kitty boy with the overactive imagination. He would rather be El Skippito, the great sword fighter, who can do anything. Like saving a roving band of Mexican Chihuahuas from a humongous bumblebeeto that is tormenting them.Join Skippyjon Jones on his first great adventure. He's fearless, he's fun, he gets the job done - yes, indeed-o.
About the Author
Best known for her Skippyjon Jones series, Judy Schachner has illustrated many of her own stories including Sarabella's Thinking Cap; Dewey Bob; The Grannyman and its companion book, Bits & Pieces. A #1 New York Times bestseller, Skippyjon Jones was also awarded the first E.B. White Read Aloud Award. Judy is known for her spirited readings of the series.