Jack and the Beanstalk

Nina Crews; illustrations by Nina Crews

Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books

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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.

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"...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

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK by Nina Crews, Nina CrewsKirkus Book Reviews
Read the Kirkus Review of JACK AND THE BEANSTALK . A contemporary urban version of the ancient tale of beans and boy, with spiky parts rounded off.
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Nina Crews; illustrations by Nina Crews

Nina Crews has written and illustrated many books for young readers, including The Neighborhood Mother Goose and Below, both of which were named ALA Notable Books, and Sky-High Guy. Ms. Crews graduated from Yale University, where she studied art. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her family. She is the daughter of bestselling author Donald Crews.

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Jack and the Beanstalk
Nina Crews; illustrations by Nina Crews

Hardcover

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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books
July 2011
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805087659
ISBN10: 0805087656
Picture Book
8 1/2 x 11 inches, 32 pages, Full-color photographs throughout
Age Range: 4 to 7
Grade Range: p to 2 Information for Librarians

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Lexile: AD450L

$16.99
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