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ISBN13: 9780763621247
ISBN10: 0763621242
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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.

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First published in 1908, this unabridged text features the dynamic artwork and dramatic perspectives of Matt Tavares in full-color for the first time.

About the Author

E. Nesbit (1858-1924) spent her childhood in France and Germany and later lived in England. She began writing stories of fantasy and adventure for children in the early 1890s and is renowned for her very real, strong-willed young characters. Her novels include THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS (1898), FIVE CHILDREN AND IT (1902), THE PHOENIX AND THE CARPET (1904), and THE RAILWAY CHILDREN (1906).

Matt Tavares is the illustrator of the seasonal classic 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS and the author-illustrator of three baseball-inspired favorites: ZACHARY'S BALL, OLIVER'S GAME, and MUDBALL. He lives in Ogunquit, Maine.

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my dreamy world of storys., November 16, 2008 (view all comments by my dreamy world of storys.)
I thing it is very good and it teachs us samething that us all children should know it teaches us not to steal and if we do that we have to return it to the rightfull owner and to say sorry so i thing it is very good and from hearing this story many of us has learnt samething and is creatfull and lovely story thank u.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780763621247
Author:
Nesbit
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Illustrator:
Tavares, Matt
Author:
Nesbit, E.
Author:
Nesbit, Edith
Author:
Tavares, Matt
Subject:
General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Folklore -- England.
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
20060931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
12.12x8.78x.53 in. 1.27 lbs.
Age Level:
03-06

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