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Ordinary Jack

by Helen Cresswell

  • 127 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family life -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Helen Cresswell.
    SeriesThe Bagthorpe saga ;, pt. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.C8645 Or3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination195 p. ;
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4538900M
    ISBN 100027255409
    LC Control Number77005146

      The Paperback of the Ordinary Jack by Helen Cresswell at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Books, Toys, Games and much more. Jack is determined to prove he is far from ordinary. He succeeds - but not in the way he had planned. This is one of a series centred around the Bagthorpe family and their various : Find Everything Christian for Less at Bibles, books, DVDs, kids1 & homeschool items, gifts, music and more at low prices, with unbeatable service.5/5(2).

      The book that results is full of madcap misadventures that feature a lot of shouting but very few life-altering injuries. That said, I do not seem to be the target market for this book. It may be that I encountered it a half-century too late Ordinary Jack is available here (Amazon), here (), and here (Chapters-Indigo). Ordinary Jack is a novel by Helen Cresswell, the first book in the Bagthorpe Saga.. Plot summary. Depressed at being an 'ordinary' child in a talented family, and by the failure to beat his younger sister at swimming, Jack Bagthorpe enlists the help of his Uncle Parker in hatching a scheme to become equal.

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Ordinary Jack by Helen Cresswell Download PDF EPUB FB2

'Ordinary Jack' is a fun story ment to be read on a lazy summer day. Young Jack feels out of place among his talanted and excentric family.

An understanding Uncle takes jack under his wing to pull off a series of fun pranks that bring out the hilarity and disfunction in the family dynamic.

I found the family to be reminicent of 'The Royal Tenembaums'/5. "Ordinary Jack" is one of the best children's books I've ever had the pleasure of reading. A brilliant book for any kid with a sense of humor and a yen for the bizarre.5/5(11).

"Ordinary Jack" is one of the best children's books I've ever had the pleasure of reading. A brilliant book for any kid with a sense of humor and a yen for the bizarre. Read more5/5(11). The Bagthorpe Saga: Ordinary Jack (Collins Modern Classics) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Learn more. Share. Buy New. $ Qty: Qty: 1. $ + $ shipping Only 2 left in stock - order soon. /5(6). Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education Ordinary Jack book Magazines Ordinary Jack.

By Helen Cresswell. Grades. Tired of being the only unexceptional member of the talented Bagthorpe family, eleven-year-old Jack decides to distinguish himself as a self. The beguiling first in a trilogy about the Bagthorpes--who must be: the eccentric British family, with a handful of multi-talented children, a deaf grandfather, a perpetually exasperated father, an ungrammatical housekeeper, a gorgeous Danish au pair, a pyromaniacal four-year-old cousin, a bird-brained mutt, and Jack, a seemingly talentless eleven-year-old out of place in a family where ali the others have several.

Title: John: Living Beyond the Ordinary By: Jack Hayford Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 5 ounces ISBN: ISBN Series: Spirit Filled Life Study Guide Stock No: WW/5(2).

This is the “Glory of the Ordinary”. (96 pages) — GREAT NEWS!!. THIS (TWO BOOK COMBINATION) IS NOW AVAILABLE format FOR $. This is an unbelievably helpful book for SOUL WINNERS, with over 80 questions answered in regards to the task of winning souls for Christ.

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Ordinary Jack - Bagthorpe Saga 1 Jack is the second-youngest member of the Bagthorpe family - and the only Bagthorpe who isn't an eccentric and a self-proclaimed genius.

As the sole ordinary member of the family, he feels left out and rather looked-down-upon. Jack's got a family like that. They're all egg-heads with super-size brains and 'strings to their bow', whereas Jack feels pretty ordinary inside.

They're alright as far as families go. Ordinary Jack is aimed at the 9+ market. Yes it’s a children’s book. It’s full of guileless humour and strong characterisation. Ordinary Jack is a member of the Bagthorpe family all of whom are very high achieving talented and utterly boastful. Adults reading this book will recognize characters they've met in real life while children will read about them and find themselves wishing they belonged to families just this crazy.

There's more than a little "Cheaper By the Dozen" in this book, except that each character you meet in "Ordinary Jack" comes with their own very particular personality.5/5(4).

The Paperback of the John: Living Beyond the Ordinary by Jack W. Hayford at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Nelson, Thomas, Inc. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Bagthorpe Saga: Ordinary Jack (Collins Modern Classics) by Helen Cresswell at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or Brand: HarperCollins UK. There probably should have been a rule about people like Helen Cresswell. In the golden days of children’s literature, she was responsible for some of its most memorable titles: Lizzie Dripping, A Gift from Winklesea, and the Bagthorpe saga, of which Ordinary Jack is the first title.

She was a strong, if mostly unacknowledged, influence on children’s television, making beloved adaptations. Ordinary Jack. [Helen Cresswell] -- Eleven-year-old Jack, the only "ordinary" member of the talented and eccentric Bagthorpe family, concocts a scheme to distinguish himself as a modern-day prophet.

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Ordinary Jack. [Helen Cresswell] -- Eleven-year-old Jack, the only "ordinary" member of the talented and eccentric Bagthorpe family, concocts a scheme, with the help of his uncle, to distinguish himself as a modern-day prophet.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of. Ordinary Jack is the first of the series, and I think the weakest because of it. Cresswell's wonderfully witty and dry sense of humor, the whole point to the Bagthorpe Saga, is already quite present, but the overall plot always leaves me vaguely unsatisfied.

Ordinary Jack Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Originally published: London: Faber, Access-restricted-item Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China.

Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on June Pages:. 'Newjack' is a commendable book and achievement, as the author, Ten Conover, spent a year working in Sing Sing prison as a correction officer and meticulously recorded his experience. He exposes the hypocrisy of correction officer training which stresses strict adherence to rules versus the real life mishmash of daily rule following on the job.4/5.Jack's fed up of living in the shadow of his brilliant siblings.

He and his trusty dog Zero are completely ordinary while the rest of them are annoyingly gifted. So when Uncle Parker comes up with a plan to make Jack stand out, he's more than a little excited.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Faber, Description:[1] pages: illustrations ; 18 cm.