The Giant Jam Sandwich (Paperback)

The Giant Jam Sandwich By John Vernon Lord, John Vernon Lord (Illustrator), Janet Burroway Cover Image

The Giant Jam Sandwich (Paperback)

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In this funny and zany picture book, villagers make a giant jam sandwich to trap the wasps that have invaded their town.

It's a dark day for Itching Down. Four million wasps have just descended on the town, and the pests are relentless! What can be done? Bap the Baker has a crazy idea that just might work. Young readers will love this lyrical, rhyming text as they watch the industrious citizens of Itching Down knead, bake, and slather the biggest wasp trap there ever was!

John Vernon Lord dons many hats including author, illustrator, and teacher. His children’s books have been published all over the world in a number of languages. His classic picture book The GIANT JAM SANDWICH, with verses by Janet Burroway, has remained in print since its initial publication in 1972 and continues to be loved by children of all ages. John Vernon Lord lives in Ditchling, Sussex.



John Vernon Lord dons many hats including author, illustrator, and teacher. His children’s books have been published all over the world in a number of languages. His classic picture book The GIANT JAM SANDWICH, with verses by Janet Burroway, has remained in print since its initial publication in 1972 and continues to be loved by children of all ages. John Vernon Lord lives in Ditchling, Sussex.



JANET BURROWAY is the author of seven novels and two texts on creative writing. Her Writing Fiction, now in its seventh edition, is the most widely used creative writing text in the United States. She divides her time among Tallahassee, London, and Wisconsin.

Product Details ISBN: 9780395442371
ISBN-10: 0395442370
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: April 27th, 1987
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Read Along Book & CD

"Children should have fun spotting the cockeyed absurdities purveyed here in pictures and verse." Kirkus Reviews —