It’s not often that a book inspires us to write a review, but twice recently The Bug has enjoyed a book enough that he has insisted on writing a blog post. He wrote recently about the latest graphic novel, Robotslayer, and as soon as we’d finished reading The Giants and the Joneses it was the first thing he wanted to do.
Review – The Giants And The Joneses
In a reversal of the standard Jack and the Beanstalk tale, Julia Donaldson describes how a land of giants live in fear of the small people (iggly plops). Until one day a giant child climbs down a magic beanstalk and returns with 3 iggly plop children… and a sheep. Jumbeelia begins by caring for her charges, but then the fall into the hands of her irritating brother, Zab. The Bug has this to say: