But this time around, it is Puffington Hill itself that appears to be jinxed. The school canteen gets shut down and children are forced to eat wild clover flowers for lunch. Horrible hairy acorns fall from the sky, targeting black cats and squirrels. An eyewitness even claims to have seen a flying antique piano.
Something utterly peculiar is going on.
And it is up to you, Dear Reader, to help Jesper figure out who’s responsible for these seemingly unrelated incidents. Could it be Jesper himself? Or Lenny and Benny, the WARRIOR MOUSE brothers? Or even you yourself, the unsuspecting Book Gobbler?
It seems so horribly unfair when a child is as unlucky as Jesper that we condemn him the unfortunate events surrounding him.
As you’re reading about Jasper Jinx and the Mouse Mayhem you’ll come to find that as unlucky as Jesper is, we’re on the opposite end of that scale. We’ve been given all the luck he’s missing since we not only get to read the account of the mayhem but we didn’t have to experience any of it… though I’m feeling quite sorry for the residents of Puffington Hill.
Only one question remains at the end of Jinx and the Mouse Mayhem… is Jesper responsible for this mayhem or does he really have a jinx?
I can’t remember when I’ve laughed so hard as I have while reading Jesper Jinx and the Mouse Mayhem – even days later as I’m still thinking about this book! This is definitely a book I’ll share with the middle-grade children I adore.
|Publisher & Date:||March 14th 2017 by CreateSpace|
|ISBN:||1540561380 (ISBN13: 9781540561381)|
|Setting:||Puffington Hill, England|
|Series:||Jesper Jinx #7|
Jesper Jinx and the Sneezing Season
Jesper Jinx and the Turkish Pepper
Jesper Jinx and the Scrumptious Snacks
Jesper Jinx’s Best Friend
Jesper Jinx and the Mouse Mayhem
Jesper Jinx, who first appeared in 2014, is beloved by children all over the world, since books with his wonderfully wicked adventures are already published in several languages.
Marko has written novels and short stories too, and his Finnish novel Meidän maailma (Our World) was shortlisted for the Runeberg Prize in 2009. Born and raised in Finland, he now lives in Eastbourne, England, with his wife and stepdaughter and their two mischievous cats.
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