What Would Joey Pigza Do? (#3)

Author(s): Jack Gantos

Fiction - intermediate

'Joey Pigza, you need a life!' Grandma wants Joey to find a friend, stop running around after his Nutty parents, and start looking after himself. But Joey's got other plans - he's going to be Mr Helpful. Can Joey the secret superhero succeed in his mission to keep everybody Smiling?


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The third book in the hilarious Joey Pigza series, with new illustrations from the brilliant David Tazzyman.

"Joey finally comes to terms with himself in this funny, touching and totally endearing story" -- Jill Slotover Financial Times "A funny, tender and soul-searching presentation of the relationship between Joey and his dying grandmother. This third Joey story is upbeat, warm-hearted and delightful" -- Lesley Agnew The Bookseller "Joey ... is an impossible, contradictory, glorious creation" Boston Sunday Globe

Jack Gantos was born in Norvelt, Pennsylvania, and has spent time living in Barbados and South Florida. He has written books for readers of all ages, including the acclaimed Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key and its sequels, the teenage novel Desire Lines, andthe youthful memoire Hole in My Life. His latest works are Dead End in Norvelt and From Norvelt to Nowhere, a pair of semi-autobiographical novels about the importance of history and reading, the first of which won the prestigious Newbery Medal in 2012. He lives with his wife and daughter in Boston, Massachusetts.

General Fields

  • : 9780440870548
  • : Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • : Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
  • : 0.208
  • : February 2014
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 18mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jack Gantos
  • : Paperback
  • : 288