Jack and the Beanstalk and the French Fries by Mark TeagueJack and the Beanstalk and the French Fries by Mark Teague

Jack and the Beanstalk and the French Fries

byMark TeagueIllustratorMark Teague

Hardcover | July 25, 2017

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Award-winning author and illustrator Mark Teague tells his humorous version of the beloved fairy tale classic Jack and the Beanstalk with a delicious twist!


When Jack trades the family cow for a handful of magic beans, he gets more beans than he ever expected or wanted. It's bean porridge for breakfast! Bean salad for lunch! Bean chowder for dinner! It doesn't take long before Jack is tired of eating nothing but beans -- no matter how nutritious!

But just as he's about to chop down his magic beanstalk, he meets a grumpy giant, who is just as sick and tired of beans as he is. Together, Jack and the giant cook up a plan to plant a vegetable garden full of tomatoes, corn, carrots, and russet potatoes that's bound to satisfy everyone.

A deliciously zany retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk from author Mark Teague that ends with one happy boy, a satisfied giant, and a large plate of french fries.

Mark Teague is the award-winning children's book author and illustrator of his own bestselling Dear Mrs. LaRue series, as well as The Sky Is Falling, The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf, The Tree House That Jack Built by Bonnie Verburg, and many other humorous picture books. In addition to his prized art for the How Do Dino...
Title:Jack and the Beanstalk and the French FriesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 12.25 × 9.4 × 0.39 inPublished:July 25, 2017Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545914310

ISBN - 13:9780545914314


Editorial Reviews

Praise for The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf by Mark Teague:"Animated with drama and deadpan wit, Teague's large-scale oil paintings show up very well from a distance, making this a good story-hour choice." - BooklistPraise for Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School by Mark Teague:Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year* "Hilarious . . . Ike is a hero!" - Booklist, starred reviewPraise for How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night? by Jane Yolen and illustrated by Mark Teague:School Library Journal Best Book of the Year* "A delight from start to finish; better buy more than one." - Booklist, starred reviewPraise for Pigsty by Mark Teague:* "Teague is once again right on target . . . with his idiosyncratic brand of sly humor." - Publishers Weekly, starred review