cover image Edward in the Jungle

Edward in the Jungle

David M. McPhail. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $16.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-316-56391-8

Armchair adventure once again turns all too real in Edward in the Jungle by David McPhail, featuring the star of Edward and the Pirates. While Edward reads about Tarzan and plays with a set of jungle animals in his backyard, the boy's hero suddenly swoops him up when an ""enormous crocodile"" threatens. A tropical palette creates a veil of mystery. (Apr.)