Jack and the beanstalk

Paul Galdone

Book - 2013

Instead of returning from the fair with the goose Old Mother Twaddle told him to buy, her son Jack brings a single bean with magic properties, which grows nearly as high as the sun and which harbors a giant surprise. Adapted from The History of Mother Twaddle and the Marvelous Achievements of her Son Jack, written by B.A.T. and published in 1807 by J. Harris, London.

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Series
Galdone, Paul. Folk tale classic.
Subjects
Genres
Stories in rhyme
Fairy tales
Picture books
Published
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013.
Language
English
Item Description
Originally published: New York: Clarion Books, 1974.
Physical Description
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 22 cm
ISBN
9780544066656
0544066650
Main Author
Paul Galdone (author)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Youngsters are sure to delight in the Folk Tale Classics series version of the beloved story about Jack and his magic bean, told through lively illustrations and rhythmic prose, making it perfect for reading aloud with little ones. 50,000 first printing.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Recounts in verse the adventures of Jack, who climbs up a tall beanstalk and rescues a girl from a fierce giant.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Young readers are sure to delight in Galdone's version of this classic story, and the lively illustrations and rhythmic storytelling make it perfect for reading aloud with little ones. With a gorgeous cover in keeping with the rest of the Folk Tale Classics series, the story of Jack and his magic bean has never been more irresistible.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

Now part of the Folk Tale Classics series, Paul Galdone’s version of the story an enterprising young man, a tiny magic bean, and a giant adventure is not to be missed! With lustrous, foil-accented covers and lively illustrations, these retellings are perfect for collecting and gift-giving.

Review by Publisher Summary 5

Young readers are sure to delight in Galdone's version of this classic story, and the lively illustrations and rhythmic storytelling make it perfect for reading aloud with little ones. With a gorgeous cover in keeping with the rest of the Folk Tale Classics series, the story of Jack and his magic bean has never been more irresistible.