The World That Jack Built by Ruth Brown

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Cleverly departing from the well-known childhood rhyme, Ruth Brown takes a provocative trip through the world that "Jack" (humankind) has built--as this man-made world might be perceived by a gorgeous black cat. Full-color illustrations.

About Ruth Brown

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Ruth Brown has written and illustrated more than twenty books for children since her first book was published in 1978. Among her many notable titles are "If at First You Do Not See," "Copycat," and "A Dark, Dark Tale," She lives with her husband and two sons in Bath, England.
Published January 1, 1990 by ANDERSEN PRESS. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Nature & Wildlife, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Clumsily paralleling the nursery rhyme, Brown describes the lovely surroundings of Jack's home, then contrasts them with the devastation wrought in the next valley by Jack's factory.

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