Book #1 I Am Jack

I Am Jack

by Susanne Gervay

On Sale: 03/03/2000


About the Book

The best-selling I AM JACK is regarded as the go-to book about the issue and the award-winning play has been performed to sell-out audiences in Australia and the US.

Ages: 9+

Jack likes going to school. He enjoys learning new things. George Hamel calls Jack 'Bum Head'. All the kids at school call Jack 'Bum Head'. Jack's in Big trouble ... school is getting dangerous. Nobody seems to want to listen. Until one day ...

Endorsed by Life Education Australia, the best-selling I AM JACK addresses bullying in schools, while remaining accessible and entertaining for younger readers

Ages 9+

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780207199059
  • ISBN 10: 0207199051
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 03/03/2000
  • Pages: 144
  • List Price: 14.99 AUD
  • Age: From 10 years


You'll find Susanne planting 3000 mangroves in Kiribati; in Istanbul speaking to 1000s of kids about NO bullying; in remote indigenous schools bringing literacy to kids; touring with her I Am Jack play adapted by Monkey Baa Theatre across Australia and the USA. An advocate for libraries, literacy, reading and kids, her acclaimed books are widely endorsed by many associations including the Cancer Council NSW, Variety the children's charity, The Children's Hospital Westmead, anti-bullying organisations. An ambassador for Room to Read bringing education to the children of the developing world, Role Model for Books in Homes taking books to disadvantaged and indigenous children in Australia, literacy ambassador for many campaigns, she is also Regional Advisor for the Society of Children's Writers and Illustrators SCBWI promoting the community of writers and illustrators in Australia and internationally. As the child of refugees, books were a safe and special place to explore the world and ideas. She wants that for all young people. She has been awarded the Lifetime Social Justice Literature Award by the International Literacy Association, an Order of Australia and nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

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