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Bean Stalk By Mark Thornton
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Let me tell you a story - it's 14 pages long - about a village in the middle of nowhere. It's ordinary, simple life is one day turned upside down by an unexpected attack... That's where you come in.... More > You need to turn the tables on the attackers. Even though you are no Jack and there is no giant, you must climb a beanstalk and take on the unknown foe high above the farming folk of Mucklepuddle Marsh - and hope not to come crashing back down to them at breakneck speed!< Less
The Flower and The Star and Other Short Stories By William J Linton
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William James Linton was a craftsman born in an England ruled by land-owning despots and capitalist money-grubbers - pursuers of individual greed, as opposed to human need. He became active in... More > political affairs, involving himself in the workers' struggle for universal suffrage and a democratic Britain, through his involvement in the Chartist Movement. A prolific writer covering political affairs, novels and memoirs, he also wrote and illustrated children's books. This particular work comprises:- THE FLOWER AND THE STAR, WILLIE'S DREAMS, JACK AND THE BEAN-STALKS, ANOTHER JACK AND THE GIANT-KILLER, GRANDMOTHER'S STORY, and KITTEN'S GROWLINGS. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX< Less
The Yorkshire Fables By David Hallamshire
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Famous fables, "Cinderella", "Jack and The Bean Stalk" etc told in Yorkshire dialect in David Hallamshire's usual tongue-in-cheek style.
The Blue Fairy Book By Andrew Lang
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The Blue Fairy Book was the first volume in the series and so it contains some of the best known tales, taken from a variety of sources: not only from Grimm, but exciting adventures by Charles... More > Perrault and Madame D'Aulnoy, the Arabian Nights, and other stories from popular traditions. Here are Sleeping Beauty, Rumpelstiltzkin, Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, Puss in Boots, Trusty John, Jack and the Giantkiller, Goldilocks, and many other favorites that have become an indispensable part of our culture heritage. This collection contains classic stories, all arranged in the clear, lively prose for which Lang was famous. Not only are Lang's generally conceded to be the best English versions of standard stories, his collections are the richest and widest in range. His postion as one of England's foremost folklorists as well as his firt-rate literary abilities makes his collection the best in the English language.< Less
The Yorkshire Fables By David Hallamshire
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The Yorkshire Fables is a collection of traditional children's stories told in Yorkshire dialect. Jack and The Bean Stalk, Cinderella, Humpty Dumpty among others. This is a follow up to The... More > Yorkshire Bible Stories, which was an equally bizarre idea. But works.< Less
Adventures of Jack in the Land of the Giants: Illustrated By Joseph Jacobs
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Adventures of Jack in the Land of the Giants: Illustrated by Joseph Jacobs. This work includes: 4 adventures of Jack in the Land of the Giants. Jack and the Giants, Jack the Giant-Killer, Lazy Jack... More > and Jack and the Bean-Stalk, with two illustrated versions. Jack and the Beanstalk is a classic English fairy tale with unknown origin. It was first published at the end of the 18th century in a collection of folktales, but the most commonly known versions are found in Andrew Lang's children's book "Jack and the Beanstalk," first published in 1890, and in the tale of the same title recorded in Joseph Jacobs' "English Fairy Tales," also from 1890. Even though the versions differ, they share most of the characters and the symbolism. Jack the Giant Killer is a British fairy tale about a plucky lad who slays a number of giants during King Arthur's reign. The tale is characterized by violence, gore, and blood-letting. This stories inspired the latest blockbuster movie Jack the Giant Slayer.< Less

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