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The Jumbies

Rise of the Jumbies

Tracey Baptiste

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Product Details
Format:
Paperback (BC)
ISBN:
9781616209827
Published:
01 Sep 2019
Publisher:
Workman
Dimensions:
288 pages - 211 x 140 x 18mm
Series:
The Jumbies

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Corinne LaMer defeated the wicked jumbie Severine months ago, but things haven't exactly gone back to normal in her Caribbean island home. Everyone knows Corinne is half-jumbie, and many of her neighbors treat her with mistrust. When local children begin to go missing, snatched from the beach and vanishing into wells, suspicious eyes turn to Corinne. To rescue the missing children and clear her own name, Corinne goes deep into the ocean to find Mama D'Leau, the dangerous jumbie who rules the sea. But Mama D'Leau's help comes with a price. Corinne and her friends Dru, Bouki, and Malik must travel with mermaids across the ocean to fetch a powerful object for Mama D'Leau. The only thing more perilous than Corinne's adventures across the sea is the jumbie that waits for her back home. With action-packed storytelling and inventive twists on Caribbean and West African mythology and fairy tales, Rise of the Jumbies is a breathlessly exciting tale of courage and friendship. An NPR Best Book of 2017 A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2017 A School Library Journal Best Book of 2017
The Jumbies ISBN 9781616205928 and The Rise of the Jumbies 9781616206659
Deep beneath the waves, a great enemy awakens . . .
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