by Josh Funk (Author) Edwardian Taylor (Illustrator)
Jack is not fond of the bossy narrator of his fairy tale! When Jack is told to trade his beloved cow Bessie for some magic beans, throw the beans out the window, climb the enormous beanstalk that sprouts overnight, and steal from a giant, he decides this fairy tale is getting out of control. In fact, he doesn't want to follow the story line at all. Who says Jack needs to enter a life of daring, thievery, and giant trickery? He takes his story into his own hands--and you'll never guess what happens next!
With laugh-out-loud dialogue and bold, playful art (including hidden fairy tale creatures for kids to find), this Jack and the Beanstalk retelling will have children rolling with laughter till Bessie the cow comes home.
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All’s well that ends well in this fractured tale of a boy who knows a thing or two about self-determination.
Taylor's cartoony digital illustrations enhance the humor and feature lots of recognizable fairy-tale characters.
In the land of fractured fairy tales, Jack and Fred hold their own.