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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Action & Adventure / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:80
  • eBook ISBN:9780646592688

Jambo! Jambo!

Cool Shoes!

by D.K.Bentley

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Overview
Ripping yarn of suspense and intrigue. Plot centres around Jambo James, an African Hip Hop king who owes his success to a magic shoe. Jambo doesn't realise that the shoe, when coupled with its missing mate, holds the power to transform the world. Into this scenario strides adventurer/archeologist Jeremiah Mozambique Watusi-Tusi and his faithful sidekick, the super-smart chimp Thelonious. The threesome join forces to defeat dastardly sorceror Yair-Azif's evil plot to destroy the planet.
Description
Ripping yarn of suspense and intrigue that takes young readers on a wild ride from the ancient city of Babylon, to Zimbabwe, Shanghai and beyond. Story follows the adventures of African Hip Hop king Jambo James whose fortunes take an amazing turn when he buys a single red shoe from a shaman trader in Timbuktu. Thanks to the shoe's magic, Jambo becomes an overnight show biz success. What he doesn't realise is that the shoe, when coupled with its missing mate, holds the power to transform the world for better or for worse. Into this exotic scenario strides adventurer/archeologist Jeremiah Mozambique Watusi-Tusi and his faithful chimp Thelonious. The threesome travel the globe to thwart dastardly sorceror Yair-Azif who pursues the shoes to activate his plot to destroy the planet...a race that culminates in a battle of the sorcerors on the rooftop of Shanghai's Peace Hotel.
About the author
Award-winning journalist and jazz musician D.K. Bentley spent his formative years toiling in newsrooms of racy publications around the world. He likes writing for young readers because they're much smarter than the average adult.
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