When Jack sells his family's cow for magic beans, his mother is anything but pleased. Soon, however, the beans sprout into a towering beanstalk. It leads to a castle filled with gold and other treasures. Jack's family will be rich, if he can sneak past the man-eating giant!
Instead of returning from the fair with the goose Old Mother Twaddle told him to buy, her son Jack brings a single bean with magic properties, which grows nearly as high as the sun and which harbors a giant surprise. Adapted from The History of Mother Twaddle and the Marvelous Achievements of her Son Jack, written by B.A.T. and published in 1807 by J. Harris, London
This verse version of Jack and the Beanstalk, is adapted from the one titled The History of Mother Twaddle and the Marvelous Achievements of her son Jack, written by B. A. T. that appeared in London in 1807, published by J. Harris, corner of St. Paul's Churchyard.
When Jack, a poor boy, trades some of his homemade bean pies for magic beans, they lead him to a strange new world above the clouds where he must must rely on his wits and cooking skills to avoid being eaten by giants. Includes puzzles and notes for adults