This is the House that Jack Built

Listen to the House That Jane Built!

How does The House that Jack Built relate to The House that Jane Built? What is the purpose of a house?

Other Simms Taback tales

This is the House that Jack Built and There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly are both uniquely illustrated by Simms Taback but are century old nursey rhymes. Browse more Simms Taback books!

Who is In the House?

Who are some of the different characters that are all in the house that Jack built? How many people total? How many animals? How do they all seem to fit in the house?

How Would You Describe Your House?

Do you have pets and other people in your house? How would you describe the people and animals that live in your house? How would you describe your house? Click HERE to learn about adjectives–describing words!