Jack's House by Karen Magnuson BeilJack's House by Karen Magnuson Beil

Jack's House

byKaren Magnuson BeilIllustratorMike Wohnoutka

Paperback | September 15, 2009

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Construction-equipment loving boys will adore this humourous twist on the classic nursery rhyme. Someone has done a lot of work building a house. Someone has been operating a cement mixer, driving a bulldozer, and using a forklift to build walls, frame windows, and nail down a roof. Someone has built a big, strong home for Jack. But is this the house that Jack built? One tired puppy dog disagrees in this story about getting what you work for. 
Karen Magnuson Beil is a former reporter for Chicago's City News Bureau and has also worked as an editor and science writer. She has written several books for children; including "Fire in Their Eyes". A New England native, she now lives in New York State with her family. Mike Wohnoutka illustrated Jack's House, by Karen Magnusen Beil, ...
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Title:Jack's HouseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8.3 × 0.1 inPublished:September 15, 2009Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823422429

ISBN - 13:9780823422425

Appropriate for ages: 4

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"A wonderful twist on an age-old rhyme....This beguiling book will be a hit both at storytimes and in circulating collections, for those who really want to know how Jack's house got built."