The JumbiesBook - 2015 | First edition.
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A great creepy fairytale in a Caribbean setting - and the start to an excellent trilogy!
Hillsboro_RobP Jul 27, 2020
A surreal and creepy Haitian fairy tale with an army of monstrous creatures.
A creepy fairy tale using Caribbean folklore, this is a great trilogy!
Recommended for a fan of Percy Jackson and other series by Rick Riordan
WCCLS_KatieA Apr 20, 2020
"Corinne La Mer isn’t afraid of anything. Not scorpions, not the boys who tease her, and certainly not jumbies. They’re just tricksters parents make up to frighten their children. Then one night Corinne chases an agouti all the way into the forbidden forest. Those shining yellow eyes that fo... Read More »
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Children, children, stand on guard.
No one enters through our yard.
Sharpen claws and sticks and stones.
Tonight we shall retake our home.
My mother tells me all the time that if you don't trouble trouble, then trouble won't trouble you.
How would you like it if someone moved in, shoved you and your family into the deepest pockets of the island, and refused to leave for a couple hundred years?
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