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The House That Jill Built

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Flip the flaps, open a fun foldout, and peek inside a final pop-up to find out what happens when everyone's favorite storybook characters move into THE HOUSE THAT JILL BUILT.

Jill's house is so cozy and warm that all her nursery-rhyme friends are knocking on the door, asking for a room of their own. As Jill cheerfully obliges, her house grows and grows, but somehow there's
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Hardcover, 20 pages
Published July 26th 2005 by Candlewick (first published 2005)
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Sarah B.
Jul 14, 2014 Sarah B. rated it it was amazing
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Well this book is amazing. The illustrations are great, and it is a flap book so there's lots to do on each page. The story is that Jill and her trusty dog build a little house, but then familiar characters from old fairy tales (Little Jack Horner, the Three Little Kittens, Old Mother Hubbard, Little Bo Peep, etc) keep showing up, so she has to keep building new rooms for them. The best part is that if you follow the characters from page to page, they each have their own stories that are not in ...more
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Greta's new favorite book. Cute story with lots of flaps (most of the story is told with pictures behind the flaps) and a pop-up house at the end.
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"Picture books are performances," says Phyllis Root, quoting some sage advice she once received. "They're performances that involve a child--something both of you do. And once I started thinking of them that way, I started getting much looser about making up words and playing around with rhythm."

Phyllis Root picked up an early affinity for colloquial language while growing up in Indiana and south
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