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Angry at his brother for not taking him deep-sea fishing, Jethro stomps off, meets a jumbie, and enlists its help in changing his brother's mind.
Hardcover, 28 pages
Published January 1st 1979 by Atheneum Books
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Feb 09, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ya, horror-suspense
Fun story. And since I do have an older brother...
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Jun 10, 2009 rated it really liked it
Angry at his brother for not taking him deep sea fishing, Jethro stomps off into the Caribbean jungle where he meets the mythical fearsome jumbie who helps him change his brother's mind. Grades 3+
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Its a cute story of imagination.
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