Jack's House

Jack's House

by Karen Magnuson Beil, Mike Wohnoutka
     
 

Construction-equipment loving boys will adore this humourous twist on the classic nursery rhyme. Someone has done a lot of work building a house. Someone has been operating a cement mixer, driving a bulldozer, and using a forklift to build walls, frame windows, and nail down a roof. Someone has built a big, strong home for Jack. But is this the house that Jack built?…  See more details below

Overview

Construction-equipment loving boys will adore this humourous twist on the classic nursery rhyme. Someone has done a lot of work building a house. Someone has been operating a cement mixer, driving a bulldozer, and using a forklift to build walls, frame windows, and nail down a roof. Someone has built a big, strong home for Jack. But is this the house that Jack built? One tired puppy dog disagrees in this story about getting what you work for.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Delivers in spades."

"A wonderful twist on an age-old rhyme....This beguiling book will be a hit both at storytimes and in circulating collections, for those who really want to know how Jack's house got built."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823422425
Publisher:
Holiday House, Inc.
Publication date:
07/15/2009
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile:
AD820L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

Meet the Author

Karen Magnuson Beil is a former reporter for Chicago's City News Bureau and has also worked as an editor and science writer. She has written several books for children; including "Fire in Their Eyes". A New England native, she now lives in New York State with her family.

Mike Wohnoutka has been creating art since his childhood. A graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, he has illustrated "Cowboy Sam and Those Confounded Secrets", "The Foot-Stomping Adventures of Clementine Sweet", as well as a number of other books for children. He and his family live in Minneapolis.

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