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Skippyjon Jones - a Hyperactive Siamese Cat that Thinks He is a Chihuahua

Updated on June 10, 2016
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Facts About Skippyjon Jones

  • The self-titled book Skippyjon Jones is the first in a series of books
  • Won the EB White Read Aloud Award in 2004
  • 1 of Teacher's Top 100 Books for Children
  • Skippyjon Jones has a Facebook page
  • Skippyjon Jones the App is one of the most popular children's apps to date

Skippyjon Jones is a Great Kids Book

Skippyjon Jones, written by Judy Schachner, is the first book in a series of books by the same name that feature the mischievous Skippyjon Jones. Skippyjon is a hyperactive Siamese cat with a wild imagination. Since the little kitty's ears are too big for his head, he likes to imagine that he is a Chihuahua instead of a Siamese cat. This incredible imagination and the antics that result drive Skippyjon's mama, Junebug, and his sisters, Ju Ju Bee, Jezebel, and Jillyboo crazy.

What this Skippyjon Jones Book is About

In this particular book, Junebug has had enough of Skippyjon's antics, specifically his insistence that he is a Chihuahua and has sent him to his room. Once in his room, Skippyjon Jones heads to his closet to meet with his imaginary Chihuahua Amigos, The Los Chimichangos. However, Skippyjon's imaginary friends don't call him Skippyjon; instead, his pretend amigos call him El Skippito, the great sword fighter. During the book, El Skippito and the Los Chimichangos take on the villainous bumble-bee to protect their territory.

Why I Love Skippyjon Jones

I bought Skippyjon Jones in 2005 when my daughter was just a toddler. Not only did she love this book, but she also loved all the other Skippyjon Jones books that followed. When I purchased this book for my daughter, it also came with an audio CD that we would often play in the car and her playroom. In the audio version, the narrator uses a Spanish accent as needed in the story. As a result, my daughter would only let me or anyone else who attempted to read the story to her do it with a Spanish accent. If we resisted, she would exclaim that we were doing it wrong. This Skippyjon Jones book is still on my daughter's shelf today, and I hope to read this witty, rhyming book to my grandchildren someday.

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      Tawnya 

      4 years ago from NE Ohio

      @Ruthi: Ruthi, You have to read this series, it is great. My daughter is almost ten now and she now likes to read the books to her little cousins. They are great!

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      Ruthi 

      4 years ago

      How have I not read Skippyjon Jones? It must be my dog Tidbit hiding the cat books from me again! Delightful review! I would be just like your daughter in insisting upon the book being read right, with the accent.

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      sousababy 

      4 years ago

      Ohh, my daughter would love this book. We were into Scaredy Squirrel for a long time.

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      Fay Favored 

      4 years ago from USA

      I listened to the story. Thanks for introducting this book to us. Great imagination.

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      Paula Hite 

      4 years ago from Virginia

      Love it!

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      Vantis 

      4 years ago

      What a great lens. It just makes me smile :)

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      tonyleather 

      4 years ago

      Sounds like reading my grandchildren would love!

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      Renee Dixon 

      4 years ago from Kentucky

      This is really cute!

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      VioletteRose LM 

      4 years ago

      sounds like a wonderful book, hope my son will like it!

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      Lynn Klobuchar 

      4 years ago

      Super cute! No kids in the herd currently of the correct age but I am keeping this one in mind for the next toddler gift! Have a great day!

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      Hannah Writes 

      4 years ago

      My younger daughter adored this book!

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      SteveKaye 

      4 years ago

      Meow. Meow. Meow.

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      sierradawn lm 

      4 years ago

      Skippyjon books look so cute!

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      mommyplus3kids 

      4 years ago

      I'm sure my kids will enjoy this book. Thanks for sharing.

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      reasonablerobby 

      4 years ago

      Just like our Siamese cats. Harvey Wallbanger and Willy Swizzle

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      Tom Maybrier 

      4 years ago

      Hyperactive, big ears - I identify with this cat!

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      PaigSr 

      4 years ago from State of Confusion

      Thanks for the heads up. I will check the library and look further into this one.

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