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Jack: The True Story of Jack & the Beanstalk Reprint Edition
Contributor(s): Shurtliff, Liesl
ISBN: 0385755821     ISBN-13: 9780385755825
Publisher: Yearling Books
    OUR PRICE: $9.60  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: January 2016
Annotation: Making mischief when he gets bored, an overworked Jack finds adventure as a giant chaser in the land beyond the clouds, where he seeks to reclaim a precious object stolen by the king of the giants. By the author of Rump. Simultaneous eBook.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Fairy tales.
Adventure and adventurers; Fiction.
Missing persons; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Fairy Tales & Folklore | Adaptations
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: bl2015057109
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 7.75" H x 5.25" W x 1.00" (0.45 lbs) 296 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 174178
Reading Level: 4.4   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 10.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Contributor Bio(s): Liesl Shurtliff was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. Just like Jack, she was made to do lots of yard work, pulling weeds and growing green stuff she did not want to eat. These days, she dearly loves her local farmers’ market and always makes her kids eat the green stuff.
Before she became a writer, Liesl graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in music, dance, and theater. Her first three books, Rump, Jack and Red are all New York Times bestsellers and Rump was named to over two dozen state award lists and won an ILA Children’s Book Award. She lives in Chicago with her family, where she continues to spin fairy tales.

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From the Hardcover edition.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2015 Fall)
Dirt is raining from the sky, but it's no weird weather phenomenon. Giants have come and stolen half of Jack's town. When he gets to the giant world, Jack will have to brave everything from a jumbo toad to a gold-obsessed king to rescue his father. Shurtliff (Rump) once again uses her fertile imagination to add unforgettable new details to a well-loved classic.