|aOriginally published: New York: Clarion Books, 1974.
|aInstead 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.
Youngsters are sure to delight in the Folk Tale Classics series version of the beloved story about Jack and his magic bean, told through lively illustrations and rhythmic prose, making it perfect for reading aloud with little ones. 50,000 first printing.