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Jaclyn and the Beanstalk
Jaclyn and the Beanstalk

Jaclyn and the Beanstalk

A Tangled Fairy Tale

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

275 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $19.95)

Publication Date: September 2018

ISBN 9781944109745

Rights: WOR

Vesuvian Books (Sep 2018)

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Overview

What fate awaits a girl who hears monsters at night …Sixteen-year-old Jaclyn looks up to her father. An honest man who once fought for the king, he now teaches Jaclyn how to use her wits—and her sword. But he has a secret. And his secret may have a connection to the one thing Jaclyn is hiding from him.Upon hearing "monsters" are terrorizing the small villages around Black Mountain, Jaclyn's father and his friends head out to hunt them … but they don't return. Armed only with her sword and three magic beans—a gift from a mysterious old woman—Jaclyn sets out for Black Mountain to save her father.On her climb, one bean drops and grows into a beanstalk, catching her when she falls.She isn't the only one that takes the ride. Jack, her childhood friend and secret crush, is following her.Together, Jaclyn and Jack must battle to save not only their fathers, but the townspeople the beasts plan to lay waste to before it's too late.

Author Biography

Mary Ting is an international bestselling, multi-gold award winning author. Her books span a wide range of genres, and her storytelling talents have earned a devoted legion of fans, as well as garnered critical praise. She is a diverse voice who writes diverse characters, often dealing with a catastrophic world.Becoming an author happened by chance. It was a way to grieve the death of her beloved grandmother, and inspired by a dream she had in high school. After realizing she wanted to become a full-time author, Mary retired from teaching after twenty years. She also had the privilege of touring with the Magic Johnson Foundation to promote literacy and her children’s chapter book: No Bullies Allowed.