J A C K A N D T H E M E A N S T A L K

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“When vegetables don’t grow quickly enough, what’s a gardener to do? If he’s a scientist like professor Jack, he goes into his laboratory and starts experimenting… he certainly didn’t mean to concoct a plant that shoots through the roof and into the sky, menacing humans and animals alike. Now it’s up to the animals to invent a simple, brilliant plan to stop Professor Jack’s beanstalk and save their homes. Brian and his daughter Rebecca have collaborated on a gracefully told fairy tale for today with brilliantly coloured paintings and a simple text that conveys a timely reminder that it’s living beings, not technology, that ensure the earth’s well-being.”

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