Beau and the Beanstalk is a new twist on Jack the the Beanstalk. Beau is the Giant and Jack is the villain. The illustrations are bright and gorgeous and will catch the eye of everyone ages 0-99+. Some things that are taught in this folk tale are bullying, friendship, and overcoming difficulties to name a few. Awesome book no other way to describe it.
Beau and the Beanstalk is
being released as a revolutionary Interactive App. Children will be
able to read along with the text as Lee Baker narrates the story as well
as hear the characters speak as they interact on their PC, Mac, ipad,
iphone, Android pad, Android phone or Kindle Fire.
Author Lee Baker created a fun new book for children of all ages to
enjoy. A reverse on the classic tale, Jack and the Beanstalk, Baker's
Children's book Beau and the Beanstalk is about
an adolescent giant who is ridiculed in a magical kingdom in the clouds
and climbs down a beanstalk to meet Jack, a hack-magician with a love of
fire tricks, who will do anything to be the star of the circus. This
book is an instant hit with parents and educators. The book teaches
values like overcoming difficulties, taking care of mistakes, standing
up to bullies and choosing the right friends. The illustrations will
immediately draw the reader into the story.
Lee Baker is the President of Paralight Films, a film development
company and Sandman Studios a visual effects and animation company. Lee
has taught courses at UCLA Extension, Loyola Marymount University, the
University of Utah and the Utah Education Network in the subjects of
English, Writing, Educational Technology and Digital Video Editing. He
is a producer of the upcoming film Lundon’s Bridge and the three Keys and is the author of the novel Speed of Light and the illustrated books Humbug, A Christmas Carol and Beau and the Beanstalk. Lee earned a degree in English at the University of Utah and currently lives in Utah with is wife and their five children.
An ecopy of this book was provided in exchange for my honest review....
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