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Mighty Jack and the Goblin King

Mighty Jack and the Goblin King
Ben Hatke
First Second, 2017
Source: E-Galley, Library
Audience: Older Children, Younger Teens

From Goodreads:
Like a bolt from the blue, Jack's little sister Maddy is gone—carried into another realm by an ogre.

When Jack and Lilly follow Maddy’s captor through the portal, they are ready for anything . . . except what they find waiting for them in the floating crossroads between worlds. Even the power of their magic plants may not be enough to get them back to earth alive.


Reluctant readers will love Mighty Jack and the Goblin King. It’s 80% action, 20% dialogue and story. However, it does pick up right where Mighty Jack left off (from what I can tell - because I forgot EVERYTHING that happened in Mighty Jack.) I loved the girl power in this book and the ending was fun. I can’t wait to see what will happen next! (And I’ll reread books one and two before I read three!)

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