This Is the House That Jack Built

Author(s): Simms Taback

Classic Fiction

The classic children's rhyme is retold with a hilarious new twist as Jack builds a house and fills it with cheese from around the world, which attracts the rat that stirs up the cat, and so and so forth!

Product Information

Taback puts a new house on the market and hits the nail on the head with this boisterous rollicking version. ("Booklist," starred review)

Simms Taback grew up in the Bronx and graduated from Cooper Union. He has worked as an art director and a graphic designer, and has taught at the School of Visual Arts and Syracause University. He has illustrated many children's books, including "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly (Viking)," "Spacy Riddles," "Snakey Riddles," "Buggy Riddles," and "Fishy Riddles" (all written by Katy Hall and lIsa Eisenberg, Dial).His work has won many awards, including the Caldecott Honor Award Medal for "I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly" and a "New York Times" Best Illustrated Children's Book.A father of three and grandfather of three, Mr. Taback lives with his wife in Willow, New Yorkcopyright ? 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.

General Fields

  • : 9780142402009
  • : Penguin Publishing Group
  • : Puffin
  • : 0.15
  • : January 2005
  • : 280mm X 215mm X 3mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Simms Taback
  • : Paperback
  • : 398.8
  • : 32
  • : illustrations