Jack The Beanstalk
Based on the traditional fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk, this vibrantly illustrated story is sure to become a favourite in every home. Jack's mother is very angry when he swaps their only cow for some magic beans. But before Jack knows it, he is off on a big adventure! Part of the Ladybird First Favourite Tales series - a perfect introduction to fairy tales for preschoolers - this hardback book contains lots of funny rhythm and rhyme to delight young children.
When Jack climbs up an enormous beanstalk, he discovers a giant's castle high up in the clouds. But the giant likes to eat little boys... How ever will Jack escape? My First Fairytales are a magical introduction to the well-loved stories that are a key part of every childhood. With fresh and fun illustrations, these simple re-tellings of classic fairy tales make a perfect bedtime read for three to six year olds.
In a 1950's-style future, Jack and his mum run a little burger cafe. They are close to broke, so when Jack buys a can of baked beans with their last pennies, his mother throws it out of the window - starting a GIGANTIC baked beanstalk adventure!
Jack and his mother are so poor that they don't have anything to eat. Their hope is fading, until Jack meets a strange little man with a handful of magic beans. But what will be the price that Jack must pay? This classic fairytale is retold for young children and illustrated throughout with the bright artwork of Lorena Alvarez.
In Lift-the-Flap Fairy Tales:Jack and the Beanstalk, the traditional fairy tale is retold in irreverent, playful rhyme that's perfect for reading aloud, and brilliantly accompanied by Nick Sharratt's bright and vibrant illustrations. There are flaps to lift and pop-up surprises on every page: make the beanstalk grow up into the clouds, be brave and open the doors to the giant's castle, and watch his feet pop up out of the compost heap as he comes tumbling down from the sky! Includes a free audio CD read by Anna Chancellor, with two tracks: listen to the story alone, or follow along with the book by turning the pages when you hear the chime.