Lazy Jack by Tony Ross

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A lazy, dimwitted boy who can never do anything right makes a sad princess laugh, thereby winning her hand.

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Published January 1, 1985 by Andersen Press. 28 pages
Genres: History, Children's Books, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences. Fiction

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A colloquial retelling of the familiar English folk tale, which has been through many variants including the American ""Epaminandos."" Lazy Jack's mother can't take it anymore.

Mar 01 1986 | Read Full Review of Lazy Jack

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In this variation on a classic folk tale, "Ross's paintings are beguiling and his text reflects a charmingly childlike sense of humor," wrote PW . Ag

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