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JoJo the Giant

Written by Jane Barclay
Illustrated by Esperanca Melo


Category: Juvenile Fiction - Social Situations - Values; Juvenile Fiction - Social Situations - Self-Esteem; Juvenile Fiction - Social Situations - Peer Pressure
Imprint: Tundra Books
Format: Hardcover
Pub Date: January 2012
Age: 4-6 years
Trim Size: 8 x 10
# of Pages: 32 pages
ISBN: 978-0-88776-976-4 (0-88776-976-4)

CDN Price: $19.99 / US Price: $17.95

ABOUT THIS BOOK

Children are eager to grow bigger, and JoJo is no exception. He always asks his mother the same question: “How much did I grow today?” No matter how often his mother assures him that good things come in small packages, he is desperate to be bigger. After all, he wants to run in a race to win a pair of red Rocket Racer shoes. But how can he compete against bullies who are much bigger than he is? A delightful surprise ending illustrates how true growth is not always measured in inches.
 
Jane Barclay’s heartwarming story explores a theme that speaks to every child. Esperança Melo’s wonderful art complements the text to create a charming book that’s bound to become a favorite.



AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Award-winning author Jane Barclay is a tea-drinking, dog-walking, house-cleaning, lawn-cutting, short order cook, and writer. Besides writing books for children, her essays have appeared in both The Gazette and The National Post. Jane lives with her husband in Pointe Claire, Quebec. Their three sons occasionally drop in to pat the dog and visit the fridge.
 
Esperança Melo was born in the Azores and lives in Millbrook, Ontario. She has studied animation, graphic design, oil painting, and sculpture, and has been a graphic and book designer for several years. She has also illustrated several children’s books including Merci Mister Dash! by Monica Kulling, and the award-winning Drumheller Dinosaur Dance by Robert Heidbreder, co-illustrated by her



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