Jenny Stow : Artist and Illustrator


This is the house that Jack built, in a splendid Caribbean setting! The lush vegetation, bright colours, blazing skies and gentle rhythms of Jenny Stow's illustrations breathe fresh life into the familiar nursery rhyme that has delighted young readers for centuries.


"A startling transference of the old English nursery rhyme to the Caribbean... the customary events are pictured in dazzling detail."

The Times





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The House that Jack Built

illustrated by Jenny Stow


Frances Lincoln (UK) 1992
Dial (USA) 1992


The traditional nursery rhyme is set in the Caribbean.

Shortlisted in 1994 for the State of Maryland Blackeyed Susan Picture Book Award (USA).

Ages 3 - 6+ years.


Now in print for 20 years!