Looking for a Jumbie
Looking for a Jumbie Hardcover – Picture Book, September 21, 2021
by Tracey Baptiste (Author), Amber Ren (Illustrator)
New York Times bestselling author Tracey Baptiste and acclaimed illustrator Amber Ren take readers on a fun, creepy, storytime-ready romp through a forest filled with creatures from Caribbean folklore.
I’m looking for a Jumbie, I’m going to find a scary one.
But Mama says Jumbies exist only in stories. So, Naya sets out on a nighttime adventure to find out for herself.
No such thing, say the friends she makes along the way.
But Naya is sure that Jumbies are real. Some have big mouths. Or thick fur. Or glowing skin. Or sharp teeth. Kind of like her new friends.…
Looking for a Jumbie is a gentle, bouncy, and creepily fun read-aloud inspired by traditional Caribbean tales.
Publisher: Balzer + Bray (September 21, 2021)
Hardcover: 32 pages
Reading Age: 4 - 8 years
Grade Level: Preschool - 3
Item Weight: 14.3 ounces
Dimensions: 10.5 x 0.25 x 9.5 inches