Series: First Reading Level 4
By Zanna Davidson
An adaptation of a classic German fairy tale, illustrated with fresh, bright pictures and specially retold for beginner readers. When poor Jack swots seven flies away from his sandwhich with a single blow, he can't wait to tell the world how brave he is. But he has to use his wits to defeat an angry collection of giants and become a real hero. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme, developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
Zanna Davidson has written over fifty books for children, both non-fiction and fiction. Her stories for children include the Fairy Ponies, Fairy Unicorns and Billy and the Mini Monsters series for Usborne. She lives in the countryside in a cottage on the edge of some deep, dark woods with two small boys and her scruffy black dog, Fred.