Jack and the Beanstalk (Silver Penny Stories)
|Series:||Silver Penny Stories|
Children love this story of a clever boy who manages to outwit a big, strong giant and claim a golden goose. It is part of the brand new, lavishly illustrated "Silver Penny Stories" series. It is aimed at children aged between 3 and 6 years old. Fee, fi, fo, fum. When Jack plants a packet of seeds, they grow into an enormous beanstalk. Soon he's off on a magical, dangerous adventure. Children love this story of a clever boy who manages to outwit a big, strong giant and claim a golden goose. Lavishly illustrated and lovingly retold, these new "Silver Penny Stories" are sure to find a cherished place in any family's collection. The classic tales have captured readers' hearts and imaginations for generations and children and parents will enjoy reading them together over and over again.
Diane Namm is the author of several Classic Starts books, including Greek Myths. Maurizio Quarello studied architecture, graphic design, and illustration in his hometown of Turin, Italy. He has illustrated nearly 30 children's books and his work has appeared in numerous exhibitions worldwide. Quarello has received several national and international prizes and teaches illustration at the Academy of Fine Arts of Macerata.