It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk by Josh Funk

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Read It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk Online Free - Jack is not fond of the bossy narrator of his fairy tale! When Jack is told to trade his beloved cow Bessie for some magic beans, throw the beans out the window, climb the ENORMOUS beanstalk that sprouts overnight, and steal from a GIANT, he decides this fairy tale is getting out of control. In fact, he doesn’t want to follow the story line at all. Who says Jack needs to enter a life of daring, thievery, and giant trickery? He takes his story into his own hands—and you’ll never guess what happens next!

With laugh-out-loud dialogue and bold, playful art (including hidden fairy tale creatures for kids to find), this Jack and the Beanstalk retelling will have children rolling with laughter till Bessie the cow comes home.

Title : It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk
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ISBN : 1542045657
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 40 pages


Niki (Daydream Reader) rated it ★★★★★

October 03, 2017

Hilarious and a MUST have for the library and any fairy tale unit!!

Kate rated it ★★★★★

August 02, 2017

Thank you to the #kidlitexchange network for the review copy - all opinions are my own. This remix of the classic Jack and the Beanstalk story will be a perfect addition to my fractured fairy tale collection in my library and is a guaranteed read aloud for my 4th graders during their fairy tale u...

M rated it ★★★★★

July 31, 2017

Thank you to Josh Funk & Amazon Publishing for sharing this ARC w/ #kidlitexchange! All opinions are my own. Fantastic and fun! I can already hear my students giggling as Jack argues his way through the story. The style mirrors techniques used in the ever-popular Mo Willems stories, guarantee...

Heidi rated it ★★★★★

September 29, 2017

Poor narrator. He tries so hard to tell the traditional Jack and the Beanstalk story, but Jack just won't cooperate, and he complains the whole way, first about selling his cow, then about climbing the beanstalk, and finally refusing to rob the giant. And then to top it all off, he gives away the...

Jillian rated it ★★★★★

July 09, 2017

Added July 9, 2017: Having now gotten to see the final version of this book, I think I love it even more. It's creative, unexpected, and hilarious. It left me laughing, and I'm sure kids will be cracking up also at the snarkiness of Jack as he responds to the narrator and questions how the story...

Michelle rated it ★★★★★

June 03, 2017

This book is so funny! Our kids loved it! It is the perfect book to use for reader's theater.

Jana rated it ★★★★★

September 29, 2017

For those readers that think they know how Jack and the Beanstalk goes, think again! This fun fractured fairy tale shows what happens when the main character of your story is uncooperative and takes over! From the start, Jack wants to do things his own way and kids will have a great time reading...

Jennifer rated it ★★★★★

August 01, 2017

Josh Funk writes a narrative (wait, is it Josh? Or Jack?) about Jack and the, wait! It's not about that Jack-in-the-Beanstalk version that you remember from long ago. Jack, the giant, and other fairy tale characters talk to the reader in this hilarious new picture book. A MUST read...

Mrs Mommy Booknerd rated it ★★★★★

October 13, 2017

A delight of a read, this story is so brilliant and fun. It is fun as a read aloud and a delight to read alone. I read it a few times and laughed each time. The illustrations are bright, funny and add so much to this richly written story. Kids and and adult alike are going to love this book. A mu...

Mrs. Krajewski rated it ★★★★★

October 05, 2017

Laugh-out-loud funny! My son and daughter gave this book "50 million stars."

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