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Schachner, Judith Bryon.
New York : Dutton Children's Books, 2003.
IL K-3, RL 3.4
ISBN 0525471340
(2 booktalks)
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Booktalk #1

Meet Skippyjon Jones.  He's a Siamese kitten.  But sometimes he forgets that little fact.  He's got a great imagination and can become anything he wants.
"Oh, I'm Skippyjonjones,
With a mind of my own,
And I'll bounce on my bed for hours.
I know I'm a cat, 
But forget about that..."

Skippyjon can be anything his imagination dream up.

Booktalk #2

Come and join Skippyjon Jones on one of his outlandish adventures. Skippyjon is a hyperactive Siamese cat with an oversized imagination. His ears are too big for his head and his head is too big for his body. His imagination tends to run away with him during a time out in his room. He imagines himself to be Skippito, a great Spanish sword fighting chihuaha. Read this book and discover how Skippito defeats the bumblebee bandito. (Jean B. Bellavance for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, 2006-2007)

SUBJECTS:     Cats -- Fiction.
                        Heroes -- Fiction.
                        Dogs -- Fiction.
                        Humorous stories.


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