What Would Joey Pigza Do?

What Would Joey Pigza Do?


'Joey Pigza, you need a life!'

Grandma wants Joey to find a friend, stop running around after his NUTTY parents, and start looking after himself. But Joey's got other plans - he's going to be MR HELPFUL.

Can Joey the secret superhero suceed in his mission to keey everybody SMILING?


  • Joey finally comes to terms with himself in this funny, touching and totally endearing story
    Jill Slotover, Financial Times

About the authors

Jack Gantos

Jack Gantos was born in Norvelt, Pennsylvania, and has spent time living in Barbados and South Florida. He has written books for readers of all ages, including the acclaimed Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key and its sequels, the teenage novel Desire Lines, and the youthful memoire Hole in My Life.

His is also the writer of Dead End in Norvelt and From Norvelt to Nowhere, a pair of semi-autobiographical novels about the importance of history and reading, the first of which won the prestigious Newbery Medal in 2012. He lives with his wife and daughter in Boston, Massachusetts.
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David Tazzyman (Illustrator)

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