Jack And The Beanstalk by Richard Walker

Jack And The Beanstalk

Written by Richard Walker

5+ readers   3+ readers   
Download an extract Add to wishlist Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

This is without doubt one of the loveliest retellings of Jack and the Beanstalk.

It really is a little boy’s dream book and as with many of Barefoot’s books it comes with an unabridged CD of the text.


Jack And The Beanstalk by Richard Walker

What happens to Jack when he visits the giant's castle? This work describes Jack's adventure in the Land above the Clouds. It is aimed at schools and nurseries.


'Niamh Sharkey's Jack and the Beanstalk is both spectacular and eccentric, and its real originality is matched by Richard Walker's refreshing text'

About the Author

Richard Walker was a professional storyteller who told his tales at a variety of venues from folk festivals, schools and theatres to private homes. He was also a freelance broadcaster and editor of Fact and Fiction, the storyteller’s magazine.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info


Contains Paperback and CD-Audio (Audiobook)
40 pages


Richard Walker
More books by Richard Walker


Barefoot Books Ltd

Publication date

6th March 2006




Publisher Profile

Barefoot Books Ltd is an imprint of Barefoot Books

logo Barefoot Books celebrate art and story that opens the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts.

Publisher's Website


You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

I love ‘LoveReading 4 kids’ because they let you read and learn things you’d never dreamed of learning before.

Emily Horncastle – age 11

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

Lovereading 4 schools