Friday, October 13, 2017

#MMBBR #Review #Giveaway #ItsNotJackAndTheBeanstalk by @joshfunkbooks @edwardiantaylor

“When I was a kid, my best friend was Josh Funk. Now he’s becoming a friend to a whole new generation.” —B.J. Novak, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Book with No Pictures
Jack is not fond of the bossy narrator of his fairy tale! When Jack is told to trade his beloved cow Bessie for some magic beans, throw the beans out the window, climb the ENORMOUS beanstalk that sprouts overnight, and steal from a GIANT, he decides this fairy tale is getting out of control. In fact, he doesn’t want to follow the story line at all. Who says Jack needs to enter a life of daring, thievery, and giant trickery? He takes his story into his own hands—and you’ll never guess what happens next!
With laugh-out-loud dialogue and bold, playful art (including hidden fairy tale creatures for kids to find), this Jack and the Beanstalk retelling will have children rolling with laughter till Bessie the cow comes home.


A delight of a read, this story is so brilliant and fun.  It is fun as a read aloud and a delight to read alone.  I read it a few times and laughed each time.  The illustrations are bright, funny and add so much  to this richly written story.  Kids and and adult alike are going to love this book.  A must for the classroom and home library.  


Josh Funk
Like Jack, Josh Funk loves telling his own stories. He is the author of the popular picture books Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast and its sequel, The Case of the Stinky Stench, illustrated by Brendan Kearney; Dear Dragon, illustrated by Rodolfo Montalvo; and the upcoming How to Code a Sandcastle illustrated by Sara Palacios in partnership with Girls Who Code. Josh lives in New England with his wife and children. Learn more about him at www.joshfunkbooks.com, and follow him on Twitter @joshfunkbooks.




Edwardian TaylorEdwardian Taylor currently works as a visual development artist and character designer for TV and animation feature film. His work can also be seen in mobile games, films, and commercials. He is the illustrator of the picture book Race!, written by Sue Fliess. Edwardian lives in Texas with his partner, their three dogs, and seven chickens. Learn more about him at www.edwardiantaylor.com, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram @edwardiantaylor.





Check out a book trailer, collector’s cards, and more at https://www.joshfunkbooks.com/stuff-for-kids

Giveaway!
Two Lions is offering one copy of IT’S NOT JACK AND THE BEANSTALK to one lucky winner. 
(U.S. addresses)

To enter tell me about your first memory of learning about Jack and the Beanstalk in the comments.  Don't forget to leave an email address so I can get a hold of you if you are the lucky winner.

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