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...
Praise for All Because of Jackson
Larger than life characters leap from the pages of this engaging and humorous story for lower juniorsJunior Education
Dick King-Smith is surely the master of the animal story.....charming and humorous tale...shows why Dick King-Smith is such a favourite with so many young readers.News and Reviews
An unusual theme that gives rise to a great deal of humour.... The illustrations are jaunty and the writing uncluttered and unsentimentalNursery World
Quirky, rich and entertainingWest Sussex Gazette
Rabbit fans of all ages will greatly enjoy this chapter book which offers up one explanation of how Australia came to be overrun with rabbits. This simple yet engaging adventure tale will amuse young readers and give them a taste of Dick King-Smith's unique, often amusing, narrative style.Through the Looking Glass
The adventures the two friends have on board the ship are told with the exuberant brand of humour we associate with Dick King-Smith...An excellent buy...Jack Ousbey, Carousel
Dick King-Smith at his best: an ingenious account of the way rabbits got to Ausrtalia. Don't be deceived by its apparent simplicity: it stands reading and re-reading, and each time you chuckle at something differentIndependent Weekend