Jigsaw Stew

Jigsaw Stew

Jack MacAnoolie tries to save his family when they eat stew made from a jigsaw!
Flyer 6

Paperback: €6.99
Paperback: 64 pages
Size:196x130 mm
ISBN: 9780862786885

Series: Flyers

Jack MacAnoolie is stuck in a snow storm with his little sister. The freezing weather has left their family without food. Eating the furniture keeps them going. But when Jack's mother makes a stew out of a jigsaw, strange things start to happen. Can Jack save the day? With the help of his trousers, a big wind and the good doctor, he just might end up a hero …

Conor McHale

Conor McHale was born in Dublin in 1969. Shortly before leaving school, he decided he would become an archaeologist. This decision caused his father to roar with laughter. It took him over ten years working in Irish archaeology to realise what the joke was. He lives in Dublin with his wife, Susannah, and their son, Oscar. He loves Rembrandt, hates celery and often loses his keys.

'Beautifully illustrated by the author in a charmingly naive style, the pictures perfectly complement the text. Lisa (age 9) loved it; devouring the book in one sitting. Luckily, the only side-effects were loud chucklings.'

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'Jigsaw Stew is fun ... Overall, a jolly series that will give readers a real sense of achievement.'

The School Librarian The School Librarian

Teaching Resources: free to view and download

  • Download Discovery Challenge: Discovery Challenge: how to make your own jigsaw.

  • Download RBFS: Teaching ideas for second class from the O'Brien Reading Programme Supplement

Rights Held: World, all languages
Rights Sold: Spanish

Also by Conor McHale:

Don't Open that Box
Fishbum and Splat!

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