Kate and the Beanstalk

Kate and the Beanstalk

By Mary Pope Osborne; Giselle Potter (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780689825507, 1pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2000


Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum'un,

I smell the blood of an Englishwoman.

Be she alive or be she dead,

I'll grind her bones to make my bread.

Mary Pope Osborne's funny, magical retelling of the favorite tale and Giselle Potter's enchanting illustrations feature a new and inspiring heroine named Kate for today's audience. Readers will cheer on this resourceful, gutsy girl as she outsmarts the famously greedy giant.

About the Author
Mary Pope Osborne is the author of the bestselling Magic Tree House series. She has also written many acclaimed retellings of myths, folktales, and works of historical fiction.

Giselle Potter has collaborated with Cari Best on books including" Beatrice Spells Some Lulus and Learns to Write a Letter" and "Three Cheers for Catherine the Great!", which was a "Booklist "Editors' Choice and selected a Best Book of the Year by both" Publishers Weekly" and "Child" magazine. Ms. Potter lives in Kingston, New York.