Introduce the generation of children to this classic story, Jack and the Beanstalk. Simply retold and accompanied by beautiful illustrations, this book tells the story of Jack, a poor farm boy, who sells his family's cow for some magic beans. Discover how these beans grow and grow up to a land in the clouds, where giants live.
Fee, fi, fo, fum …
When Jack plants a packet of seeds, they grow into an enormous beanstalk. Soon he's off on a magical, dangerous adventure. Children love this story of a clever boy who manages to outwit a big, strong giant and claim a golden goose.
Diane Namm is the author of several Classic Starts books, including Phantom of the Opera and Greek Myths. She lives in Malibu, CA.
Maurizio Quarello studied architecture, graphic design, and illustration in his hometown of Turin, Italy. He has illustrated nearly 30 children's books, and his work has appeared in numerous exhibitions worldwide. Quarello has received several national and international prizes and teaches illustration at the Academy of Fine Arts of Macerata.
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