Skippyjon Jones

Written & Illustrated by Judith Schachner

Age Range: Preschool & Up

Skippyjon Jones is an unforgettable character–an irrepressible faux-Spanish-spouting Siamese kitten who thinks he’s a chihuahua. Skippyjon’s overactive imagination may make his mother shake her head in disbelief, but he’ll have you and your kids laughing at his outrageous adventures.Check out the

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Skippyjon Jones
(Presto Change-o Edition)

Picture Book

Skippyjon Jones is no ordinary kitten. Oh, no. . . .He’s actually El Skippito, a great sword-fighter ready to battle banditos the world over! With a little imagination and a whole lot of fun, this frisky cat dons a mask and cape and takes on a bad bumble-beeto to save the day. (Puffin)

This special edition of the original book sports a caliente new cover. Look at it one way and you’ll see the bright, classic image, then presto change-o Skippy will flourish his mask and cape! It’s a picture-changing party you won’t want to miss. A bonus CD in the back features author Judy Schachner reading all five Skippyjon Jones books. Áy que fabulosa! (Amazon)

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Skippyjon Jones in the Doghouse
Picture Book

In his room for a time-out, Skippyjon Jones lets his imagination take him to a shack where his Chihuahua friends are hiding out from the bad Bobble-ito, who has taken over their doghouse. How will El Skippito chills the Chihuahuas and banishes the Bobble-ito? (Puffin)

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Skippyjon Jones in Mummy Trouble
Picture Book

Avoiding a lecture from Mama Junebug, the kitty boy slips into his closet . . . and finds himself in ancient Egypt. His doggy pals, Los Chimichangos, want to visit the Under Mundo—the underworld— where mummitos rest in peas. But they need El Skippito’s brains and courage to answer the riddle of the Finx and enter the mummy’s tomb. (Puffin)

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Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones
Picture Book

Skippyjon Jones is crazy-loco for dinosaurs! The kitty boy enters (via his closet) the land of dinosaurs in search of the fabled Skipposaurus. When a T-Mex threatens El Chimichangos, it’s El Skippito, the great sword fighter, to the rescue! (Puffin)

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Skippyjon Jones, Lost in Spice
Picture Book

Buckle up, amigos—everyone’s favorite kitty boy is about to lift off. You’ll want to be there when the brave Skippito gets lost in spice! That’s right, spice. Skippy knows— from his big ears to his toes—that the planet Mars is red because it’s covered in spicy red pepper. To prove it, he’s off on a space jaunt replete with craters, crazies, and creatures from Mars. (Puffin)

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Skippyjon Jones Cirque de Olé
Picture Book

In his newest adventure, the irresistible Skippyjon Jones swings out of his closet and into the spectacular Cirque de Ole, where his pals, the Chimichango gang, perform feats of derring-do. There are many acts to see, but only Skippito the Strong can perform the trickiest stunt of all. (Amazon)

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Skippyjon Jones Snow What
Picture Book

While his sisters listen to Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Skippy bounces on his big-boy bed and heads off for the REAL adventure awaiting him in his closet. Once inside, he finds himself in a magical snowy forest of make-believe, where the seven Chimichangos challenge him with his most dangerous task yet: to wake up Nieve Que, the frozen princess, by kissing her! Yuck!  (Amazon)

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Skippyjon Jones 8″ Doll
Toy

What better way could there be to inspire creative play than by putting a favourite character in your child’s hand?  This lovely, detailed, stuffed Skippyjone Jones doll (complete with removable cape and mask for his alter ego, El Skippito Friskito!) will encourage your children to take the character and create brand new adventures for this beloved little kitten who thinks he’s a chihuahua!

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