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“A vibrant and entertaining tale filled with mythical creatures from Caribbean stories that is perfect for Halloween and year-round.”
School Library Journal   (Starred Review)

Looking for a Jumbie

Written by Tracey Baptiste
Illustrated by Amber Ren
Published by Balzer + Bray

I’m looking for a jumbie. I’m going to find a scary one.

But Mama says jumbies exist only in stories. So Naya sets out on a nighttime adventure to find out for herself.

No such thing, say the friends she makes along the way.

But Naya is sure that jumbies are real. Some have big mouths. Or thick fur. Or glowing skin. Or sharp teeth. Kind of like her new friends . . .

New York Times bestselling author Tracey Baptiste’s picture book debut is a storytime-ready tale full of friendly monsters from Caribbean folklore.

Primary ISBN: 9780062970817
Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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