This Is The House That Jack Built

Paperback | November 18, 2004

bySimms TabackIllustratorSimms Taback

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What happened in the house that Jack built? It all started with the cheese that lay in the house that Jack built. And then came the rat that ate the cheese and the cat who killed the rat. Caldecott Medal?winning author and illustrator Simms Taback brings his distinctive humor and creativity to the beloved story of Jack and the house that he built.

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What happened in the house that Jack built? It all started with the cheese that lay in the house that Jack built. And then came the rat that ate the cheese and the cat who killed the rat. Caldecott Medal?winning author and illustrator Simms Taback brings his distinctive humor and creativity to the beloved story of Jack and the house t...

Simms Taback grew up in the Bronx and graduated from Cooper Union. He has worked as an art director and a graphic designer, and has taught at the School of Visual Arts and Syracause University. He has illustrated many children's books, including I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly (Viking), Spacy Riddles, Snakey Riddles, Buggy Rid...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.12 inPublished:November 18, 2004Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142402001

ISBN - 13:9780142402009

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Downright hilarious . . . Children will love this book. (School Library Journal, starred review)

Taback puts a new house on the market and hits the nail on the head with this boisterous rollicking version. (Booklist, starred review)