Clever Jack Takes the Cake
Clever Jack Takes the Cake
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Clever Jack Takes the Cake

Written by Candace Fleming & illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Published by Schwartz & Wade Books
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Take a bite out of this deliciously funny original fairy tale, which received four starred reviews and was named a Best Book of the Year by Booklist, School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, and the Bank Street College of Education. What would you do if you were invited to the princess’s tenth birthday party but didn’t have money for a gift? Well, clever Jack decides to bake the princess a cake. Now he just has to get it to the castle in one piece. What could possibly go wrong? Candace Fleming and G. Brian Karas, creators of the bestselling picture book Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!, have teamed up again to bring us a modern fairy tale starring a determined boy and a story-loving princess with a good sense of humor. While girls will fall for a story featuring a princess’s birthday party, Jack’s adventures with trolls, bears, and gypsies make this the perfect read for young boys as well–and ideal for storytime.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    August 24, 2010
    Text Details
    The text of this book is set in Archetype.
    Illustration Details
    The illustrations are rendered in gouache and pencil.
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    Lexile® Level
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
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