The timeless tale of Jack and the Beanstalk, suitable for early readers and accompanied by Milo Winter's beautiful 1939 illustrations. The inspiring story of intrepid young Jack and his adventures with an amazing beanstalk, a scary giant, and hen that lays golden eggs has fascinated children for generations. This short retelling is suitable for young readers and perfect for parents and children to share. It is accompanied by the 1939 illustrations of Milo Winter, an American illustrator whose beautiful work is underappreciated. Winter brought warmth, wit and originality to even the most familiar of stories, a set of skills perfect for a a children's book illustrator.