Stock Image

Jack of All Trades

Underhill, Liz

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0879235810 / ISBN 13: 9780879235819
Published by Godine Publ, U.S.A., 1985
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Banks Books & Etc (Palmetto, GA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since September 15, 1998

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 3.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

1st U.S. edition. 8vo,unpaginated, illustrated by author. Fine/Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 0167325

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Jack of All Trades

Publisher: Godine Publ, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

About this title

Synopsis:

Story about a Jack Russell dog who decides it is time to go find a job, but just what kind of job he should take is not yet determined. Brilliant color illustrations.

From School Library Journal:

Kindergarten-Grade 3 A young dog named Jack Russell imagines himself in a variety of professions. He rejects each one and, at the end, goes back to being a puppy again. The sing-song rhythms of the text are pleasant and whimsical, but they don't have the concise phrasing that distinguishes the best poetry. Too often, words seem used as filler (Jack is " '. . .old enough now /to look for a job, /A trade or profession, let's see. . .' "). Also, occasional inverted phrases are used just to make a rhyme work, and they sound awkward and forced. The full-color paintings are well designed and quite lovely to look at. Ornately designed borders give them an old-fashioned, formal feeling. The blurb invites comparison with Nicola Bayley, but these pictures lack the glow and animation of Bayley's work; despite the proficiency, there's something cold and static about them. For humorous picture books about careers, try Robert Kraus' Owliver (Windmill, 1974) or Louis James Hates School (Houghton, 1978; o.p.) by Bill Morrison. Lauralyn Levesque, Pawtucket Pub. Lib., R.I.
Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Ship from home warehouse at 528 Main Street, Palmetto, GA 30268

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Remittance expected with order.All books are subject to previous sale.S&H
is USPS bookrate while Priority Mail and insurance is available for an extra charge. S&H is reduced for multi-item orders when shipped together.Also, oversize books will require extra postage.Media mail is in a padded envelope in which I've shipped successfully since 1998. Special packaging will also require an additional fee
Make U.S.checks payable to H.D.BANKS. Member of GA Antiquarian Booksellers Assn. (GABA).Valid chec...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash