Idle he may be, but Jack's no fool! Somehow he always manages to come out on top, whether its becoming star pupil, going out to work, attending his own funeral or finding himself suitor to a princess! With elements from many classic popular stories, Idle Jack's tale is perfect for fans of Julia Donaldson, Michael Rosen and Dick King-Smith. Jack may be the sleepiest boy in the world, but his adventures will keep you wide awake with laughter!
Between 1973 and 2003, this author of fiction had seventy books published for young people, many inspired by international folk tales. Award-winning illustrator of The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child.