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Teaser Tuesday

08 Mar

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Books and a Beat. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)

Share the title and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

TEASER:

In one corner of the wagon there looked to be an entire apple orchard, ripped right up by the roots. It would take a dozen elves just to harvest the apples. and speaking of elves . . .

Today’s teaser is from the Book Detectives’ (my 4th and 5th grade book club)current read: Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk by Liesl Shurtliff.

jack  Summary from Good Reads:  Jack has always been told that giants are not real. But if that’s the case, how do you explain the huge, foot shaped pond in the yard, or the occurrence of strange and sudden storms in which the earth quakes and dirt rains from the sky? When his father is carried away in such a storm, Jack gives chase in the only logical way: by trading the family cow for some magic beans that will give him access to a land beyond the clouds. He arrives to find that the giants themselves have giant-sized troubles. With the help of an overachieving little sister, a magic goose and a chatty cook (who is not interested in grinding human bones into bread, thank you very much!) Jack sets out to save his dad and save the day. 

 

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