The Famous Adventures of Jack

3.12 avg rating
( 16 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780066236186: The Famous Adventures of Jack

It all starts when the storyteller tells Jill that it's high time she met Jack. The question is: Which Jack? "They're all called Jack around here," Mother Greenwood tells her. There's Great- grandfather Jack, Uncle Jack, Daft Jack, Jack the Giant Killer, and more, including, of course, Mother Greenwood's lazy, good-for-nothing, waste-of-a-wishbone son, Jack.

The Jack stories are brimming with giants, magicians, dragons, brave deeds, clever tricks, princesses, and funny surprises, and Jill thinks each one is better than the last. But what does Mother Greenwood mean when she says that the storyteller puts everyone he meets into a story? What's with those beans Mother Greenwood tossed out her window? And what will happen when Jill meets her Jack?

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Berlie Doherty is the author of numerous books for children and young adults. She has won the prestigious Carnegie Medal twice -- for G ranny Was a Buffer Girl and for Dear Nobody -- and in 1994 Willa and Old Miss Annie was highly commended for the Carnegie Medal. Ms. Doherty began writing tales even before she went to school and at age eight was earning boxes of chocolates and boxes of paints from the local newspapers for her stories and poems. She lives in England.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Doherty, Berlie
Published by Greenwillow, HarperCollins, New York, New York, U.S.A. (2001)
ISBN 10: 0066236185 ISBN 13: 9780066236186
New Soft cover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Flash Books
(Audubon, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwillow, HarperCollins, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2001. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. RARE Advance Reading Copy-Uncorrected Proofs-Not For Sale. 1st Edition-Stated. 1st Printing-Full # LIne. New copy. Never read. Trade paperback format. Back cover scratched on the right side. Still a Beautiful copy of book and cover. COLLECTOR'S COPY. Bookseller Inventory # 001442

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 43.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 6.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Doherty, Berlie
Published by Greenwillow Books (2001)
ISBN 10: 0066236185 ISBN 13: 9780066236186
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Greenwillow Books, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0066236185

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 94.11
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds