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  • Published: 1 May 2006
  • ISBN: 9780552554299
  • Imprint: Young Corgi
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $12.99

All Because of Jackson




In this tale from the master of animal stories Jackson the unusual rabbit stows away on a ship and sails off in search of adventure...

I want to sail the seas,' said Jackson. 'I want to see the world . . ."

Jackson is a very unusual rabbit - a rabbit with a dream. He spends his days watching the tall sailing-ships coming and going. He LONGS to go to sea too. So one day - with his girlfriend, Bunny - Jackson stows away on the Atalanta and sails off in search of a new life . . .

  • Published: 1 May 2006
  • ISBN: 9780552554299
  • Imprint: Young Corgi
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $12.99

About the author

Dick King-Smith

Dick King-Smith served in the Grenadier Guards during the Second World War, and afterwards spent twenty years as a farmer in Gloucestershire, the county of his birth. Many of his stories are inspired by his farming experiences. Later he taught at a village primary school. His first book, The Fox Busters, was published in 1978. He wrote a great number of children’s books, including The Sheep-Pig (winner of the Guardian Award and filmed as Babe), Harry’s Mad, Noah’s Brother, The Queen’s Nose, Martin’s Mice, Ace, The Cuckoo Child and Harriet’s Hare (winner of the Children’s Book Award in 1995). At the British Book Awards in 1991 he was voted Children’s Author of the Year. In 2009 he was made an OBE for services to children’s literature. Dick King-Smith died in 2011 at the age of eighty-eight. Discover more about Dick King-Smith at: dickkingsmith.com

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