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Book Description
The team behind THE RUNAWAY DINNER reverses direction in this clever pastiche of fairy tales in which everyone lives happily ever . . . before.

"Jack was running like mad in the dark woods with a hen under his arm.
Previously, he had stolen the hen and climbed down a beanstalk."

But do you know what was Jack doing before he climbed down the beanstalk?

Or what Jack an... More
Book Information
PublisherCandlewick Press
BindingHardcover (7 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
Publication Date08/28/2007
The Creators
About Allan Ahlberg (Author) : During the 1960’s Allan Ahlberg studied teacher training in Sunderland. After working in different fields he became a primary school teacher and worked with children for ten years. During this perio... more
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About Bruce Ingman (Illustrator) : Bruce Ingman is a published author, illustrator, and a translator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Bruce Ingman include Night on the Tiles, Pencil, The Runaway Dinner.
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