The World Above
Publish date: June 8th 2010
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 135
Edition language: English
Series: Once Upon A Time Fairytales
That was a nice retelling of the jack and the beanstalk story. I liked the twists (he has a twin sister) and also the romance. :)
2.5 stars. A retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk and Robin Hood.Pretty good. Well written. Good characters. No Insta-love. I was not expecting the Robin Hood tie-in but it was rather a nice addition.The ending was pretty anti-climatic though. Overall, a thoroughly enjoyable addition to the "Once Upo...
When I first saw the World Above [seeing a girl on the cover], which was described as a retelling of “Jack and the Beanstalk,” I thought the retelling was going to go something like this: Jack is really a girl who disguised herself as a boy then went up a beanstalk. Well, I couldn’t be more wrong; m...
Not the most brilliant in the series, but not the worst. Combines an original retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk with Robin Hood. Simple, short, sweet. Not strong enough personalities or enough time with the main couple to find their love believable. Still, ok.
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