Jack and the Baked Beanstalk

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Colin Stimpson sets his version of Jack and the Beanstalk in a futuristic 1950s America, with skyscrapers surrounding the flyover under which Jack and his mother run a café, and a vintage framing to the illustrations. When the flyover threatens their café, Jack’s mother sends him to buy the best coffee beans to attract new customers, but he buys baked beans instead. His mother throws them out, yet after climbing the resulting beanstalk, he finds a giant whose cooking skills save the business. A delightful, comic twist on a traditional tale.

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Colin Stimpson sets his version of Jack and the Beanstalk in a futuristic 1950s America, with skyscrapers surrounding the flyover under which Jack and his mother run a café, and a vintage framing to the illustrations. When the flyover threatens their café, Jack’s mother sends him to buy the best coffee beans to attract new customers, but he buys baked beans instead. His mother throws them out, yet after climbing the resulting beanstalk, he finds a giant whose cooking skills save the business. A delightful, comic twist on a traditional tale.

Additional information

Weight 0.275 kg
Dimensions 24.8 × 28.8 × 0.4 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

31 unnumbered

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

Ages 5-12 / Code: B