The Jumbies


A spine-tingling tale rooted in Caribbean folklore about an ordinary girl who must use her extraordinary bravery—and a bit of magic—to save her island home from jumbies, the scary spirits that haunt the forest.

Corinne La Mer isn’t afraid of anything. Not scorpions, not the boys who tease her, and certainly not jumbies. They’re just tricksters parents make up to frighten their children. Then one night Corinne chases an agouti all the way into the forbidden forest. Those shining yellow eyes that followed her to the edge of the trees, they couldn’t belong to a jumbie. Or could they?

When Corinne spots a beautiful stranger speaking to the town witch at the
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ISBN:

9781616205928

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

240

Dimensions:

21cm x 14cm

RRP:

$16.99

Category:

Kids & Young Adult

Publisher:

Workman Publishing

Published:

01 July 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tracey Baptiste