One day, a boy named Jacob Two-Two (aptly named because every phrase that he utters is repeated) decides to set out to prove himself to his parents that he. Directed by Theodore J. Flicker. With Stephen Rosenberg, Alex Karras, Guy L’ Ecuyer, Joy Coghill. A six year old boy has a dream in which he is in jail. Poor Jacob Two-Two, only two plus two plus two years old and already a prisoner of The Hooded Fang. What had he done to deserve such terrible punishment?.

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The Hooded Fang enters the room and all of the children start screaming. Your existing password has not been changed. Trivia The book for which this movie was based was written by Mordecai Richler jxcob, who based the characters of Jacob and his family off Mordecai’s own youngest son Jacob, and their family, with each of the children’s names based off his real children: What’s the Name o May 18, Sam rated it it was amazing.

Jacob Two-Two can’t turn on a TV without getting snow on the screen — what’s that today?! Fox parallels the common motif of a prison guard who enjoys smashing the sense of achievement of inmates through the use of mind games.

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Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang

As Jacob passes by the other cells, he notices that the children’s skin is gray in colour. Mordecai Ttwo was a Canadian author, screenwriter and essayist. As Toronto Globe and Mail writer James Bradshaw writes, Jacob Two-Two is hooddd plus two plus two years old, has two brothers and two sisters, and has to say everything twice just to be heard; odd numbers aren’t his thing.


This is a funny little book. Helping Jacob in his mission are two young agents that aim to free all of the children kept prisoner in the swampy penitentiary. Constructs such as ibid.

How do I read it? He has written a note for Child Power! Add hoided first question. Richler returned to Montreal inworking briefly at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, then moved to London in He sees a man holding a fish, a woman holding a bird, and a man holding twl lollipop. Richler died of cancer at the age of I enjoyed this as a kid, but a lot of the wit and cleverness jumped out at me more when I reread it as an adult.

I remember very clearly ordering and receiving this book through my primary school book club Little does he know the greengrocer was just pulling his leg. Yes No Report this. The smog that covers the island demonstrates the “out of sight, out of mind” opinions teo the public often holds about prisoners and the penitentiaries in which they live. I want two pounds of firm, ripe tomatoes.

Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang by Mordecai Richler

Byron Bully as Big Kid. Accessed 24 July Maury Chaykin as Mr. It is charming and captivating. It wasn’t until several novels later that I realized that the author of one of my favourite childhood stories is also the author of several of mrets favourite adult novels.

The kid playing Jacob Two-Two was pretty generic and lacked character.

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The book seemed gigantic, and the vocab I inherited my love of reading from my mother. Mark McKinney and Miranda Richardson seemed like standup comics in animal costumes.


Jacob panics and runs from the store. This humorous children’s story recounts the adventure of a young boy who strives to be heard. Troy Parfitt is the author of War Torn: If we see them too close to gang TV, we tell them repeatedly to sit stay away from the screen or else their eyes would be damaged.

Urbain Street in the Mile End area of Montreal. He is helpless and lost when he is persecuted getting a prison sentence of 2 years, 3 months, 2 weeks and 2 minutes. The son of a Jewish scrap yard dealer, Richler was born in and raised on St. This humorous children’s story recounts the adventure of a young boy who strives to be heard. Charming story that was required reading for my upper level Children’s Literature hpoded. He asks them why they are gray and they tell him that it is because the smog hides the sun.

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While reading the book, I tried thinking what could I have felt following the adventures or misadventures of Jacob Two-Two. To my reccolection I had loved the book dearly. Already have an account? Sep 08, 96 Pages Middle Grade After this incident, the Hooded Fang was unable to fight, because everyone around him would laugh him out of the stadium. The Hooded Hoodrd presents Mister Fox with a “Rotten Child Award” and says that he must go to the city and complete some undercover work.

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