Jamaica finds a stuffed dog at the playground and after taking him home without trying to find the owner discovers her conscience as well. Jamaica’s honest and appealing character inspired five more books, each about a childhood ethical dilemma.
Jamaica’s Find celebrates its twentieth anniversary with this new edition featuring an author’s note in the paperback edition.
Juanita Havill is the author of many picture books including six other stories about Jamaica. She and her husband have two grown children and currently reside in Arizona.
Anne Sibley O'Brien has illustrated more than twenty books for children, including the Jamaica stories. She has two grown children and lives with her husband and cat in Maine.
There are happy endings all around when Jamaica finds an old stuffed animal and
has the satisfaction of returning it to the grateful owner. Ages 4-8.
"Children Jamaica's age, struggling with the concepts of right and wrong, will undoubtedly find Jamaica's moral dilemma of great interest." Publishers Weekly