Annotations for Jacques and De Beanstalk


Baker & Taylor
A regionally inspired interpretation of the classic story is told in a Cajun dialect that is ideal for reading aloud and is complemented by a glossary and pronunciation guide. By the creators of Petite Rouge. 15,000 first printing.

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Baker & Taylor
In this Cajun version of "Jack and the Beanstalk," a handful of magic beans takes Jacques up through the clouds to the castle of a hungry giant.

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Penguin Putnam
I don? know fo? sure if dat story is true,

But down where de Cajuns live on de bayou,

When dey tell dem stories, dey shore like to talk

About dat boy Jacques and his magic beanstalk.

You know the classic story of Jack and the Beanstalk, but you?ve never heard it like this before. Told in Cajun dialect with a distinct bayou flair, this book is perfect for reading aloud. There is even a glossary and pronunciation guide to help! The creators of Petite Rouge (which Publishers Weekly called ?a sassy, spicy outing?) once again deliver a hilarious twist on a well-known fairy tale.



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