By the Great Horn Spoon! (Paperback)

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Description


In this rollicking adventure set during the California Gold Rush, Jack's aunt is forced to sell her beloved mansion to meet her debts. She is still unable to raise enough money to pay her creditors, and twelve-year-old Jack goes to California in search of gold to help her. Joined by his trusty butler, Praiseworthy, Jack finds adventure and trouble at every turn. Will Jack strike gold in San Francisco or come home empty-handed?
This new edition features illustrations by Brett Helquist.

About the Author


The Newbery Award-winning author of The Whipping Boy, Sid Fleischman is an author of children's books, screenplays, novels for adults, and books on magic.
Brett Helquist is the illustrator of many books, including A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. He is also the author of Bedtime for Bear and Roger, the Jolly Pirate. He grew up in Utah and now lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0316286125
ISBN-13: 9780316286121
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 04/01/1988
Pages: 224
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 8
Maximum Age: 12
Minimum Grade Level: 3rd Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 7th Grade