Jack

By DEPAOLA, Tomie

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ISBN
9780399161544 9780698171282
Publisher
Penguin Nancy Paulsen Bks.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on July 1, 2014  |  Preschool to Grade 4

PreS-Gr 1—In this spin on traditional folktales, Jack yearns to "see the world and make new friends and live in a house in the city." His grandfather advises him to seek the king's counsel. Setting off on his quest, the country boy encounters a chick that asks to come along. In cumulative fashion, a duck, a goose, a dog, and others soon join ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2014

Farm boy Jack wants to make new friends and live in the city, which is exactly what he does in this minimally plotted book. On his way to ask the king for a house, Jack picks up a chick, a duck, a goose, a dog, etc., each one declaring its own interest in city digs, thus providing Jack with a community of ten new friends upon whom the king is ha...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2014

Farm boy Jack wants to live in the city. Along the way, he picks up a chick, duck, goose, etc., each one declaring it...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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