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Kate and the Beanstalkby Mary Pope Osborne
Synopses & Reviews
Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum'un,
I smell the blood of an Englishwoman.
Be she alive or be she dead,
I'll grind her bones to make my bread.
Mary Pope Osborne's funny, magical retelling of the favorite tale and Giselle Potter's enchanting illustrations feature a new and inspiring heroine named Kate for today's audience. Readers will cheer on this resourceful, gutsy girl as she outsmarts the famously greedy giant.
In this version of the classic tale, a girl climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where she uses her quick wits to outsmart a giant and make a fortune for herself and her mother. Full-color illustrations.
About the Author
Mary Pope Osborne is the award-winning author of many distinguished books for childen and young adults, including the best-selling Magic Treehouse series, Favorite Medieval Tales, American Tall Tales, Rocking Horse Christmas, and Adaline Falling Star. The former president of the Author's Guild, she lives in New York City with her husband, Will.
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