Jasper's Beanstalk

Jasper's Beanstalk

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From the award-winning creators of Percy the Park Keeper and Kipper comes a new edition of a picture book classic - perfect for children finding out about nature and how things grow. Mick Inkpen is the libraries' ninth most borrowed author.

Jasper plants a bean. He waits for it to grow into a beanstalk all week. How long will he have to wait before he can start looking for giants?

'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' The Guardian

'Nick Butterworth is one of the best picture book writers alive.' The Independent
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Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 242 x 264 x 4mm | 210g
  • Hodder Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • full colour throughout
  • 144491815X
  • 9781444918151
  • 33,567

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One of the most effective plot-lines of the year. * Books for Your Children * On Just Like Jasper: Wondefully simple . . . delightfully drawn. * Mother * A charming tale, with extra-large type, that touches on the topic of the cycles of nature and how things grow, with a gentle moral of how everything - including giant beanstalks - come to he who waits * Junior * Stunningly simple... this book will encourage first steps in reading alone. * Practical Parenting * One of the most effective plot-lines of the year. * Books for Your Children * On Just Like Jasper: Wondefully simple . . . delightfully drawn. * Mother * A charming tale, with extra-large type, that touches on the topic of the cycles of nature and how things grow, with a gentle moral of how everything - including giant beanstalks - come to he who waits * Junior * Stunningly simple... this book will encourage first steps in reading alone. * Practical Parenting * One of the most effective plot-lines of the year. * Books for Your Children * On Just Like Jasper: Wondefully simple . . . delightfully drawn. * Mother * A charming tale, with extra-large type, that touches on the topic of the cycles of nature and how things grow, with a gentle moral of how everything - including giant beanstalks - come to he who waits * Junior * Stunningly simple... this book will encourage first steps in reading alone. * Practical Parenting * A charming tale...with a gentle moral of how everything -- including giant beanstalks -- comes to he who waits * Junior *
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About Nick Butterworth

After leaving school Nick Butterworth went to work as a typographic designer and formed a partnership with Mick Inkpen. Nick's books have sold over 12 million copies around the world in more than 25 languages. He has won several prestigious awards including the Nestle Gold Award for The Whisperer. Perhaps his best known character Percy the Park Keeper first appeared in 1989 in One Snowy Night and has been the subject of a series of animated films for television. Mick Inkpen has been a bestselling children's author for over 25 years. He is one of today's most popular picture book author/illustrators and the famous creator of both Kipper and Wibbly Pig. Mick has won the Children's Book Award for Threadbear and the British Book Award twice, for Penguin Small and Lullabyhullaballoo. Kipper won a BAFTA for Best Animated Film.
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157 ratings
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