BOOK REVIEWTITLE: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK by JOSEPH JACOB “Jack and the Beanstalk” is an English fairy tale. History of Jack and the Beanstalk in 1807.STORY REVIEW: Jack is a young, poor boy living with his widowed mother and a dairy cow, on a farm cottage.
The cow’s milk was their only source of income. When the cow stops giving milk, Jack’s mother tells him to take her to the market to be sold. On the way, Jack meets a bean dealer who offer magic beans in exchange for the cow, and Jack makes the trade. When he arrived home without any money, his mother become angry and disenchanted, throws the beans on the ground, and send Jack to bed without dinner. The next morning, Jack climbs the beanstalk to a land high in the sky. Soon after, the castle’s owner, a giant, returns home.
He smells that jack is nearby. When giant falls asleep. Jack steals a bag of gold coin and makes his escape down the beanstalk. Jack climbs the beanstalk twice more.
First a goose that lays golden eggs, then a magic harp that plays by itself. The giant wakes when jack leaves the house with the harp and chases Jack down the beanstalk. REPEATED LINE: Fee! Fie! Foe! Fum! MAIN CHARACTER: Jack is the main character of the fair tale Jack and the Beanstalk. Although he is a portrayed as the hero, he helps is mother.MORAL OF THE STORY: Listen to your mother when she tells you to do something.