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Jack might be the only kid in the world who's dreading summer. But he's got a good reason: summer is when his single mom takes a second job and leaves him at home to watch his autistic kid sister, Maddy. It's a lot of responsibility, and it's boring, too, because Maddy doesn't talk. Ever. But then, one day at the flea market, Maddy does talk to tell Jack to trade their mom's car for a box of mysterious seeds. It's the best mistake Jack has ever made.

In "Mighty Jack," what starts as a normal little garden out back behind the house quickly grows up into a wild, magical jungle with tiny onion babies running amok, huge, pink pumpkins that bite, and, on one moonlit night that changes everything a dragon.

About the Author


Ben Hatke is the author and illustrator of the "New York Times-"bestselling Zita the Spacegirl trilogy, the picture books "Julia's House for Lost Creatures" and "Nobody Likes a Goblin," and the graphic novels "Little Robot" and "Mighty Jack." He lives and works in the Shenandoah Valley with his wife and their boisterous pack of daughters.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780606392945
ISBN-10: 0606392947
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication Date: September 6th, 2016
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Mighty Jack

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