Item description for Jack and the Beanstalk PB w CD by Richard Walker, Niamh Sharkey & Richard Hope...
Overview A boy climbs to the top of a beanstalk, where he uses his quick wits to destroy an ogre and make his and his mother's fortune.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 8.25" Height: 10.25" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Mar 30, 2006
Publisher Barefoot Books
ISBN 1905236697 ISBN13 9781905236695
Availability 29 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 18, 2017 05:16.
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More About Richard Walker, Niamh Sharkey & Richard Hope
Walker is a professional storyteller and freelance broadcaster and writer who has told his stories all over the UK.
Richard Walker was born in 1952.
Richard Walker has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Jack and the Beanstalk PB w CD?
Nice Illustrations Jul 8, 2007
The strength of this book is the illustrations. Great style, I think, very nice colors and pictures. The writing is adequate. My 3 y.o. loves it. I am very happy with the purchase.
Good Book Jan 27, 2004
Would you ever want to face a giant ogre? That's what happens to Jack in Jack and the Beanstalk retold by Val Biro. Jack trades a cow for magic beans that end up growing into a beanstalk. I like this book because it is exciting. I like all the characters in the book, especially the giant. Jack plants the missing beans, see what grows!
witty and imaginative Jul 29, 2001
This is a witty and imaginative retelling of the classic story. We have owned this book for almost a year now, and among scores of other books, it continues to be the favorite among both my 1-1/2 year old and my 3 year old boys. It is exciting without being too frightening, and can be used as the basis for a lot of imaginative play.
A Classic Tale Modernized Jan 17, 2000
Newsweek recently did an article on top picks of children's book. This one was one of them. We purchased it and I concur. My just turned 4 year old daugther loves the tale and sits close waiting for me to turn the page. The illustrations our lively and fun and keep the kids interested. This is a must for your child's book collection.
A famliar tale modernized. Jan 17, 2000
Well, I've been telling my daughter and her friends about the tale of Jack and the Beanstalk for a while now...not really remembering how the tale goes and making things up as I went along. I saw a review in Newsweek that rated this particular version of the tale very highly. I purchased it and concur w/ Newsweek's review. It's a wonderful version of the classic story. My daughter loves it as well. We're starting a story time in our community and it's the first book I'm going to read to the kids...The modernized illustration gives the story life and keeps my 4 year old child interested until the next page. It's a great addition to your child's collection.