This is the House that Jack Built (Paperback)

By Simms Taback

Puffin Books, 9780142402009, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 18, 2004

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (8/5/2002)

List Price: 7.99*
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Description

What happened in the house that Jack built? It all started with the cheese that lay in the house that Jack built. And then came the rat that ate the cheese and the cat who killed the rat. Caldecott Medal winning author and illustrator Simms Taback brings his distinctive humor and creativity to the beloved story of Jack and the house that he built.


About the Author

Simms Taback grew up in the Bronx and graduated from Cooper Union. He has worked as an art director and a graphic designer, and has taught at the School of Visual Arts and Syracause University. He has illustrated many children's books, including I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly (Viking), Spacy Riddles, Snakey Riddles, Buggy Riddles, and Fishy Riddles (all written by Katy Hall and lIsa Eisenberg, Dial).

His work has won many awards, including the Caldecott Honor Award Medal for I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly and a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book.A father of three and grandfather of three, Mr. Taback lives with his wife in Willow, New York


Praise For This is the House that Jack Built

Downright hilarious . . . Children will love this book. (School Library Journal, starred review)

Taback puts a new house on the market and hits the nail on the head with this boisterous rollicking version. (Booklist, starred review)