Ugo and Jack
Ugo and Jack
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In book one, Jack lives on a farm in rural Australia in the 1950s, like many children Jack lives in an unhappy dysfunctional family. 
Jack's only refuge is his escape to a hidden pristine valley nearby the farm, where he often goes camping and swimming.

On one occasion in the valley he slips and falls on a mossy rock by his favorite swimming hole and is knocked unconscious. 
Whilst unconscious, he's transported to a spiritual dimension, there he enters a world filled with all types of wonderful friendly characters and a host of unexpected possibilities.

While there, he meets Ugo who tells him that they are both very old friends. 
Ugo shows Jack how to make changes to his physical life back on the farm.

When Jack recovers and returns to his life on the farm, he thinks that Ugo and everything else that happened while he was unconscious, was just a dream or in his imagination.
He soon realizes that everything that happened was and is real.

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Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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Jack is a boy who lives with his two brothers and parents on a rural farm in Australia. His home life is abusive and dysfunctional. Jack and his brothers are very unhappy and downright scared of their alcoholic father. One day, Jack seeks the peace and tranquility of a valley a good distance from home.

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The book Ugo and Jack, authored by Geoff Parton, tells us about an unusual friendship between a boy named Jack and a friendly spirit creature named Ugo. Jack is an ordinary country boy who lives on a farm in the middle of nowhere in a dysfunctional family. The truth is that he didn't guess that something, however, made him different from the others: the ability to see things that are closed to the eyes of most people.

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