The Giant Jam Sandwich

by John Vernon Lord

Four million wasps invade Itching Down, so the villagers make a giant jam sandwich to trap them.

  • Format: eBook
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544664234
  • ISBN-10: 054466423X
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 08/11/2015
  • Carton Quantity: 1

About the book

It's a dark day for Itching Down. Four million wasps have just descended on the town, and the pests are relentless! What can be done? Bap the Baker has a crazy idea that just might work . . .

Young readers will love this lyrical, rhyming text as they watch the industrious citizens of Itching Down knead, bake, and slather the biggest wasp trap there ever was! John Vernon Lord's bright ink and crayon illustrations fill the pages with humorous detail.

About the author
John Vernon Lord

John Vernon Lord dons many hats including author, illustrator, and teacher. His children’s books have been published all over the world in a number of languages. His classic picture book The GIANT JAM SANDWICH, with verses by Janet Burroway, has remained in print since its initial publication in 1972 and continues to be loved by children of all ages. John Vernon Lord lives in Ditchling, Sussex.


"Children should have fun spotting the cockeyed absurdities purveyed here in pictures and verse." Kirkus Reviews