Jack and the Beanstalk (Hardcover)
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805087659, 32pp.
Publication Date: July 5, 2011
Jack receives beans as pay for a job he completes and lo and behold, those beans lead him up a beanstalk and into the company of giants! In her innovative photo-collage style, Nina Crews freshens up a beloved children's tale for today's young readers.
About the Author
Nina Crews has written and illustrated many books for young readers, including The Neighborhood Mother Goose, an ALA Notable Book. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Praise For Jack and the Beanstalk…
“...the dramatic and immediate images and the realistic setting make this an intriguing new "Jack" for storytimes as well as a fresh offering for fairy-tale units.” —BCCB
“Images of a huge beanstalk superimposed on a brick apartment building; stylized blackbirds flying around the giant's castle; small Jack on hands and knees with large brush in hand amidst a pile of huge dirty dishes are …memorable…” —SLJ