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A laugh-out-loud fractured fairytale version of Jack and the Beanstalk, reminiscent of Pratchett in its celebration of humanity in a fantastical world. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

Vi the Giantess loves little things – her thimble collection is almost out of control. So when a little chap called Jack pops up in her kitchen, her giant heart melts right away. But this Jack is a regular Jack-the-lad, intent on carrying off Vi's husband's treasures and keeping them for himself. Can Vi fight off her instincts and challenge the interloper? (With extra song lyrics). Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

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ISBN

978-1-78112-558-8

Publication Date

08-04-2016

Format

Paperback

Pages

80 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

A laugh-out-loud fractured fairytale version of Jack and the Beanstalk, reminiscent of Pratchett in its celebration of humanity in a fantastical world. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

Vi the Giantess loves little things – her thimble collection is almost out of control. So when a little chap called Jack pops up in her kitchen, her giant heart melts right away. But this Jack is a regular Jack-the-lad, intent on carrying off Vi's husband's treasures and keeping them for himself. Can Vi fight off her instincts and challenge the interloper? (With extra song lyrics). Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

Author

Kaye Umansky, Illustrated by Ben Whitehouse

Kaye Umansky began life as a teacher and turned to writing after the birth of her daughter. She is now the author of many well-loved books including Pass the Jam, Jim and Pongwiffy. 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of Pongwiffy which has been celebrated with repromotion and brand new editions. She is a marvellous performer of her own work and a jazz singer in her own time.