The Famous Adventures of Jack

By Doherty, Berlie

Publishers Summary:
In a magical land of giants and castles and beautiful princesses, Jill hears several tales about characters named Jack, then embarks on a fairy tale adventure of her own.

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ISBN
978-0-06623-618-6 978-0-06623-619-3
Publisher
Greenwillow


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on January 1, 2002

Gr 2-4 A series of tales about famous Jacks in fairy tales is woven together by Old Mother Greenwood and a girl named Jill who is looking for Jack. She carries a sack with objects that are supposed to help her find him. Old Mother Greenwood tells Jill, "they're all called Jack," and tries to help her sort out ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on November 1, 2001

The main protagonists of the world's numerous Jack tales are all related somehow, of course, despite their many differences. But who knew they were actually blood relatives? A girl named Jill makes this discovery when she meets Old Mother Greenwood, storyteller extraordinaire, whose father, son, and great-uncle are just a few of the famous Jacks in her family. She tells Jill their stories, and as she does, the story-...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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