Jack and the Beanstalk (Hardcover)

By Edith Nesbit, Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
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Description


Jack's turn of fortune signals an exciting new direction for Matt Tavares, whose stunning full-color artwork enlivens this classic gift edition.

Jack can't seem to do anything useful for his poor mother. He can't even conduct an errand as simple as selling the cow; instead, he trades the beast for a handful of beans. But then, amazingly, those very beans sprout into a towering stalk, elevating Jack to a strange land ruled by a greedy giant. Jack must be clever and brave as he tries to return the giant's stolen treasures to their rightful owner. E. Nesbit's charming, wry retelling of JACK AND THE BEANSTALK was first published in 1908. Preserving the author's unabridged text, this gorgeously designed edition features the dynamic artwork and dramatic perspectives of Matt Tavares, realized in full-color illustrations for the very first time.

About the Author


Edith Nesbit (1858&ndash1924) was a children's writer whose most famous novels include "The Story of the Treasure Seekers", "Five Children and It", and "The Enchanted Castle".

Product Details
ISBN: 9780763621247
ISBN-10: 0763621242
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Publication Date: September 12th, 2006
Pages: 48
Language: English