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
- 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.