Binge-Reading Blow-Out Sale for Middle Graders: Jack tales

Binge-Reading Blow-Out Sale for Middle Graders: Jack tales
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Add the entire Jack tale series by Andy Jones (published by Running the Goat) to your shopping cart, and you'll get one of the books in the series FOR FREE!

The series includes:

The Queen of Paradise's Garden
Jack and the Manger
Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves
Jack the King of Ashes
Jack and the Green Man

Applies to print only. Offer ends May 15. View books in this list

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The Queen of Paradise's Garden

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

Jack, the delightful, mischievous, big-hearted hero of so many Newfoundland tales, is worried about his parents. They aren't getting any younger; in fact, they're really quite old. So Jack and his brothers Bill and Tom decide to set out and find a magic fruit that will make ... Read more

Jack and the Manger

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

A down-to-earth version of a heavenly tale. Jack and the Manger retells the story of Jesus?s birth as if it were a Newfoundland folktale. It?s all seen through the eyes of Jack, the hero of many a story, who befriends a young couple on their walk to Bethlehem. There?s a bit of ... Read more

Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves finds Jack, that everyman of folktales, married to his sweetheart Mary, the best woman ever born and a mighty fine baker to boot. Their lives are as happy and successful as can be, until an underhanded sea captain and Jack?s own bragging get ... Read more

Jack, the King of Ashes

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

Jack is back in a tale rich with a surprising canine sidekick, sneaky robbers, a missing princess with reward attached, a conniving sea captain, corpses, curses, kisses, and more.

Jack and the Green Man

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

Jack o' Hearts is the top card player in the parish, and is feeling pretty sure of himself. When a mysterious green stranger challenges him to a card game with higher than high stakes — well, Jack can't resist. Sure, he's never lost a tournament yet, has he?Jack is as saucy ... Read more