Jimmy’s Boa Series

THE DAY JIMMY’S BOA ATE THE WASH
Written by Trinka Hakes Noble
Illustrated by Steven Kellogg
Dial Books/Penguin Group, 1980
ISBN 0-8037-1723-7 trade, ISBN 0-14-0546231 paperback

“A deadpan narrative about an impossible, hilarious class trip to a farm. The illustrations capture the frenzy of the tale.” – The New York Times

“A top-notch choice that children will not want to put down.” – Booklist

“Fine, funny and full of pep.” – School Library Journal

“Noble’s hilarious story is casually told, and the illustrations, which depict disgruntled chickens, expressive pigs, and smiling cats, show Kellogg’s flair for humorous detail.” – The Horn Book

• ALA Notable Children’s Books, 1980
• Booklist Editors’ Choice, 1980
• Reading Rainbow Featured Selection
• American Book Award
• IRA-CBC Children’s Choice
• Learning: The Year’s Ten Best, 1980
• Arizona Young Reader’s Award
• Junior Library Guild Selection
• Scholastic Book Club Selection
• Translated into seven languages

Featured in reading text of Houghton-Mifflin and Mead Reading Books

Available at Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com and your local independent bookstore.

 

JIMMY’S BOA BOUNCES BACK
Written by Trinka Hakes Noble
Illustrated by Steven Kellogg
Dial Books/Penguin Group, 1984
ISBN 0-14-054654-5 paperback only

“Outrageously funny.” – Publisher’s Weekly

“Another uproarious adventure.” – School Library Journal

“A book to pore over again and again.” – Boston Herald

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • IRA-CBC Children’s Choice

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JIMMY’S BOA AND THE BIG SPLASH BIRTHDAY BASH
Written by Trinka Hakes Noble
Illustrated by Steven Kellogg
Dial Books/Penguin Group, 1989
ISBN 0-8037-0539-5 trade, ISBN 0-14-056921-8 paperback

“What a romp!”– Booklist star

“Frenzied, frantic, and wacky.”– School Library Journal star

Booklist Editors’ Choice
• Featured in Crayola Kids Magazine
American Bookseller Pick of the Lists


Available at Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com and your local independent bookstore.

 

JIMMY’S BOA AND THE BUNGEE JUMP SLAM DUNK
Written by Trinka Hakes Noble
Illustrated by Steven Kellogg
Dial Books/Penguin Group, 2003
ISBN 0-8037-2600-7 trade
ISBN 0-14-240453-5 paperback

“A slam-dunk of a tale that will leave most children asking for an overtime encore.” – Booklist

“Kellogg is at his finest here ….” – School Library Journal

• Junior Library Guild Selection

Available at Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com and your local independent bookstore.