Kate and the Beanstalk

By Mary Pope Osborne; Giselle Potter (Illustrator)
Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780689825507, 1pp.

Publication Date: October 2000

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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.

Mary Pope Osborne is the award-winning author of many distinguished books for children and young adults, including the bestselling Magic Treehouse series; "Favorite Medieval Tales, " illustrated by Troy Howell; "American Tall Tales, " illustrated by Michael McCurdy; "Rocking Horse Christmas, " illustrated by Ned Bittinger; and A"daline Falling Star." The former president of the Author's Guild, she lives in New York City with her husband, Will.
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