Random House Children's Books, Feb 10, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 112 pages
Spring-Heeled Jack: The name evoked awe from both criminals and upstanding citizens alike. Some thought he was the devil, but he was actually the original superhero—leaping over the buildings of Victorian England with the help of springs in the heels of his shoes.
The story begins as three young innocents escape their orphanage one dark and stormy night. As they make their way through the treacherous streets of London danger lurks, for hiding in the shadows is Mack the
Knife, the most villainous of villains. Enter
Spring-Heeled Jack, the springiest of heroes. But will Jack’s powers be enough to save
Originally published in paperback, Spring-Heeled Jack is back—now as a hardcover with eye-catching new jacket art.
From the Hardcover edition.
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Review: Spring-Heeled JackUser Review - Catherine Siemann - Goodreads
Tale of Victorian orphans, rescued from their peril by Spring-Heeled Jack. The only problem is that Jack gets very little development in the story, so it's not quite as labeled on the tin. It moves ... Read full review
Review: Spring-Heeled JackUser Review - Natasha Sekar - Goodreads
Spring-heeled Jack is a classic adventure story of good versus evil. The plot opens with three children escaping from a horrible orphanage and being kidnapped by a gang of villains who try and steal ... Read full review