The Jack Tales: Folk Tales from the Southern Appalachians (Paperback)

Earn 2% in Rewards on this order
FREE with Club O Silver.




2% Rewards

Keep shopping on Overstock

Exclusive Offers

Straight to your inbox

5% Dining Rewards

Get paid to go out tonight



5% Rewards

Earn even faster

Exclusive Offers

Straight to your inbox

5% Dining Rewards

Get paid to go out tonight

Free Shipping

Never pay extra

Exclusive Rewards

Save big-- up to 40%

Today: $7.68
Free Shipping*
ITEM# 2308686
  • Delivery Estimate

    Select a Product Option to view shipping

    • Product Alerts

      Stay in the know! Choose which alerts you’d like to receive on this product.

    The Jack Tales: Folk Tales from the Southern Appalachians (Paperback)
    • Wishlists
    • Save for Later


    ITEM#: 2308686

    Richard Chase collected The Jack Tales in the mountain country of North Carolina, where they have been handed down for generations. Everyone knows the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. This book contains eighteen stories about Jack, many of them still completely new to the average reader. And what adventures Jack has!

    Noted American folklorist Richard Chase (1904–1988) has been called the man “most responsible for the renaissance of Appalachian storytelling.” A collector of tales that had been handed down from generation to generation in the Appalachian regions of the United States, Chase was born in Alabama and lived in the mountains of North Carolina.
    A collection of Appalachian folktales includes the adventures of Jack and the beanstalk.


    ISBN 9780618346929
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
    Format Paperback
    Pages 208
    Publisher Date 2003-08-25 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Copyright Year 1943
    Height 8.75 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.8 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Folk Tales from the Southern Appalachians
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Chase, Richard

    Product Reviews

    Questions & Answers

    Yay! Be the first to ask a question about this product.
    Get your product questions answered right here.

    Shopping Tips & Inspiration

    Shipping & Returns


    This item will be delivered to you via USPS Trackable Media Mail or UPS Mail Innovations and will take from 2 days to 3 weeks from the time the item leaves our warehouse. *

    Standard Return Policy:

    Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. More Details

    FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.

    For your protection, all orders are screened for security purposes. If your order is selected for review, our Loss Prevention Team may contact you by phone or email. There may be a two business day delay to process your order.

    ** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.

    You May Also Like