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From the award-winning creators of Percy the Park Keeper and Kipper comes a new edition of a picture book classic – perfect for children finding out about nature and how things grow. Mick Inkpen is the libraries’ ninth most borrowed author.

Jasper plants a bean. He waits for it to grow into a beanstalk all week. How long will he have to wait before he can start looking for giants?

‘The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.’ The Guardian

‘Nick Butterworth is one of the best picture book writers alive.’ The Independent

Reviews

Stunningly simple... this book will encourage first steps in reading alone.
Practical Parenting
A charming tale, with extra-large type, that touches on the topic of the cycles of nature and how things grow, with a gentle moral of how everything - including giant beanstalks - come to he who waits
Junior
On Just Like Jasper: Wondefully simple . . . delightfully drawn.
Mother
One of the most effective plot-lines of the year.
Books for Your Children
Stunningly simple... this book will encourage first steps in reading alone.
Practical Parenting
A charming tale, with extra-large type, that touches on the topic of the cycles of nature and how things grow, with a gentle moral of how everything - including giant beanstalks - come to he who waits
Junior
On Just Like Jasper: Wondefully simple . . . delightfully drawn.
Mother
One of the most effective plot-lines of the year.
Books for Your Children
Stunningly simple... this book will encourage first steps in reading alone.
Practical Parenting
A charming tale, with extra-large type, that touches on the topic of the cycles of nature and how things grow, with a gentle moral of how everything - including giant beanstalks - come to he who waits
Junior
On Just Like Jasper: Wondefully simple . . . delightfully drawn.
Mother
One of the most effective plot-lines of the year.
Books for Your Children
A charming tale...with a gentle moral of how everything -- including giant beanstalks -- comes to he who waits
Junior