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"I’m delighted to reveal that when the Jobkins fell to earth I was excellently entertained. I hope they hang around for a long time.” Sir Tim Rice, Lyricist and Author
Zac is busy doing his chores when three Jobkins accidentally fall out of their spaceship and into his garden. The Jobkins are small furry creatures just right for cuddling, but there is much more to them than meets the eye ... Jobkins is a fun story for 5–7+-year-olds about helpful aliens who find solutions to engineering and construction problems.
About the Authors: Author – James H. Lewis is a retired electronics engineer and author of fifteen books on the industrial and social history of London’s Lea Valley region. Currently he is a volunteer with Social Services teaching students who have learning difficulties. James is married with four grown-up children and lives in Lincolnshire. Illustrator – Dennise Knowles worked with the School’s Library Service and was part of a team responsible for reviewing all the newly published children’s books. Now retired, with six grandchildren, her love and interest in children’s literature continues and ‘Jobkins’ is her first venture into illustrating.
When the Jobkins Fell to Earth is a Child’s Eye publication: Child’s Eye is the new home for children’s literature in the Redshank imprint of Libri Publishing. Designed to appeal to children and parents Child's Eye publishes quirky stories with an edge that deal with a variety of subjects from the child’s viewpoint. Scary, cruel, or just downright funny these stories invite the discerning reader to step into the weird and sometimes disconcerting world of a child’s imaginings. Child's Eye books can also address issues affecting children such as bullying, family difficulties and health and can provide the stimulus for valuable conversations.