Jack sells his family cow for three measly beans. His mother is furious. But nobody could have predicted what happened next. Jack is a brave and courageous boy who grabs opportunity when it is offered to him. Magic beans, a towering beanstalk that grows up into the sky and scary giants, our retelling of Jack and the beanstalk is not short of the famous motifs that have made it one of the most popular fairy tales of all time! In addition this story is ideal for demonstrating the importance of courage, taking opportunities and family. Jack and the Beanstalk explores the themes of hardship, family, courage. Jack and the Beanstalk has been passed down from generation to generation, throughout history. The earliest known written version was written in the early 18th century as a story called ‘The Story of Jack Spriggins and the Enchanted Bean’; however the tale itself was around for generations before that.
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Can you listen to Jack And The Beanstalk for free?

Yes! You can listen to Jack And The Beanstalk for free. Our story retellings closely follow the original storylines and add modern twists.

Is there a written version of Jack And The Beanstalk?

Yes! All of our audiobooks are also available in written format with award winning illustrations.

Who wrote Jack And The Beanstalk?

The original story was first published as “The Story of Jack Spriggins and the Enchanted Bean" in 1734. This fairy tale, just like many others, has been retold many times and today we know the story as Jack and The Beanstalk. The Joseph Jacobs retelling from 1890 is the most commonly read today.

What is the theme of Jack And The Beanstalk?

The Jack And The Beanstalk story has many themes running through it. The main theme is good triumphing over bad as Jack is able to retrieve a stolen item which then helps to improve their situation. Jack and The Beanstalk is a timeless story that will continue to inspire children with its lessons of bravery and resourcefulness. Kids can learn valuable lessons from Jack's story such as how courage can help you overcome odds that seem impossible. Jack and The Beanstalk is a tale that shows us how to conquer our fears and take on the impossible! So next time you feel overwhelmed by an obstacle, think of Jack and his magical beanstalk!