cover image Spring-Heeled Jack

Spring-Heeled Jack

Philip Pullman. Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, $9.95 (112pp) ISBN 978-0-375-81601-7

Several novels make a welcome reappearance. Spring-Heeled Jack (first published in the U.S. in 1991) by Whitbread Award-winning author Philip Pullman, illus. by David Mostyn, tracks the Victorian hero's attempts to save three orphans alone on the streets of London. Comic book-style illustrations are interspersed throughout. (Apr.)