A wonderful retelling from Snowman-author Raymond Briggs - Jim and the Beanstalk. A re-telling of the classic children's story by the author and illustrator of the best-selling Snowman.
Jim finds a beanstalk growing outside his window one morning, and follows his famous predecessor up to the top ...Raymond Briggs studied at Wimbledon Art School, the Central School of Art and the Slade.
Many of his books are now classics and some - THE SNOWMAN, FATHER CHRISTMAS, FATHER CHRISTMAS GOES ON HOLIDAY and WHEN THE WIND BLOWS - have been made into successful films.
Raymond Briggs lives in Sussex. Other books by Raymond Briggs: The Snowman; The Snowman Buggy Book; The Snowman Sound Book;The Elephant and the Bad Baby; Father Christmas; Fungus the Bogeyman; Raymond Briggs's Christmas Little Library; The Father Christmas it's a Bloomin' Terrible Joke Book; Jim and the Beanstalk; Father Christmas Goes on Holiday;
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 40 pages, Ill.
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 25/01/1973
- Category: Picture books
- ISBN: 9780140500776
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Review by slovepb
Twist on the classic. The boy up the bean stalk is Jim not Jack and the gient needs soem things - glasses, teeth and a wig.