The Jumbies

The Jumbies

by Tracey Baptiste

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 26/04/2016

RRP  $12.75 $12.50
Corinne La Mer claims she isn't afraid of anything. Not scorpions, not the boys who tease her, and certainly not jumbies. They're just tricksters made up by parents to frighten their children. Then one night Corinne chases an agouti all the way into the forbidden forest, and shining yellow eyes follow her to the edge of the trees. They couldn't belong to a jumbie. Or could they?

When Corinne spots a beautiful stranger at the market the very next day, she knows something extraordinary is about to happen. When this same beauty, called Severine, turns up at Corinne's house, danger is in the air. Severine plans to claim the entire island for the jumbies. Corinne must call on her courage and her friends and learn to use ancient magic she didn't know she possessed to stop Severine and to save her island home.
ISBN:
9781616205928
9781616205928
Category:
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
26-04-2016
Language:
English
Publisher:
Workman Publishing Company, Incorporated
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
209.55x139.7x19.05mm
Weight:
0.29kg
Tracey Baptiste

Tracey Baptiste is the author of several works of fiction and nonfiction for children including The Jumbie series, and The Totally Gross History of Ancient Egypt. She is also a contributor to the adult horror anthology Sycorax's Daughters. Ms. Baptiste volunteers with We Need Diverse Books, The Brown Bookshelf, and I Too Arts Collective. She teaches in Lesley University’s Creative Writing MFA program, and runs the editorial company Fairy Godauthor.

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