Jim Ugly

by Sid Fleischman

Paperback, 1993

Status

Available

Local notes

PB Fle

Publication

Dell Books (1993), 144 pages

Description

The adventures of twelve-year-old Jake and Jim Ugly, his father's part-mongrel, part-wolf dog, as they travel through the Old West trying to find out what really happened to Jake's actor father.

Language

Original publication date

2003

Physical description

144 p.; 7.6 inches

ISBN

0440900107 / 9780440900108

Barcode

889

User reviews

LibraryThing member jjmcgaffey
Eh. Mildly interesting story, with a huge helping of coincidences to make it happen. The boy-and-his-dog bits aren't bad, but Jim Ugly provides some of the coincidences - magic tracking nose can find anyone anywhere. And the villain (at least, the visible one) is amazingly stupid - if he'd changed his pants he'd probably have had better luck following people around. Highly convoluted plot that doesn't make a lot of sense...the ending is amusing, though. Not bad, not great, worth reading once.… (more)

Pages

144

Rating

(14 ratings; 3.5)
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