This is the House that Jack Built by Simms TabackTraditional stories are supposed to engage readers. The predictable, repetitive chant in this story found me almost singing along out-loud with each page. As you continue through the story, youll see that the text gets smaller the more frequently you read the passage. The author assumes that by the end of the book, you can predict that that lay in the house that Jack built will end the page. This chanting a truly remarkable element of a well-written childrens book. My favorite part about these chants is watching a young child repeat the words with you and feel the confidence that they too can read along with you.
As I sang the text of this book, I sang to the tune of There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly. This was a book that I preformed a play to in preschool. To this day, I can recite most of the story word-for-word and I can still see some of the pages in my head. At the conclusion of the story, I read that the author of This is the House that Jack Built is also the author of There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly. No wonder I enjoyed the book so much!
The bright illustrations of this book were also fabulously engaging. The additional comments in small print were hysterical! I found myself bringing to book closer and squinting to read the warnings on the rat poison box, labels of meat placed on the illustration of the cow, or the letter written to Jack by the farmer.
ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN ULTIMATE COLLECTION BOOK 4 TPB (Trade Paperback)
Some good action peppers a strange issue that is light on humor and doesn't quite land its emotional beats. There's a lot of solid action in this issue but it's coupled with some emotional moments that feel rushed and less humor than one has come to expect from Bendis -- especially once Miles and Peter are in a scene together. It seems like those scenes should have a real spark to them, but this falls a bit flat, particularly as it related to Miles and Peter's interactions with one another. There were a few gems between the two Spiders, but they felt few and far between. Additionally, the scenes that were supposed to have an emotional punch didn't quite land. It seemed ridiculous that Katie would immediately tell her sister Miles' secret and it made her seem like a person unworthy of it.
Ultimate Spider-Man is a teenage drama, in background contrast to the adult Spider-Man in the Marvel continuity. Note: Most of this arc was put into the Ultimate Spider-man game. The mini-series, Ultimatum: Spider-Man Requiem written by Bendis and art by Bagley and Immonen, would explore the lives of supporting cast of the Ultimate Spider-Man after the crisis of Ultimatum as how are they are living their lives without the webslinger, such as J. Jonah Jameson's eulogy to the apparent fallen hero and Peter Parker's loved ones' grief over his disappearance. In Manhattan, the military and the surviving Ultimates searches for survivors of Magneto's attack, and Captain America finds the unconscious Peter Parker within the ruins of the city, revealed to be still alive. Ultimate Spider-Man has been collected in the following trade paperbacks :. Ultimate Spider-Man has also been collected in the following Ultimate Collections:.
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There are two moments in this volume that I especially liked. The first is the Aunt May issue, showing May pouring out her heart to her psychiatrist. I can see where that would've been a disappointment for readers who were going through the series issue-by-issue, but in the context of this collected volume, it's really good. I enjoy how Brian Michael Bendis is bringing more depth. The second moment that stands out in Volume 4 is when J. Jonah Jameson opens up to Peter about why he is so harsh toward Spider-Man.
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Ultimate Spider-Man is a superhero comic book series that was published by Marvel Comics from to The series is a modernized re-imagining of Marvel's long-running Spider-Man comic book franchise as part of the company's Ultimate Marvel imprint. Orphaned at the age of six, Peter Parker is an outcasted and withdrawn teenaged science prodigy, who lives in Queens, New York. While attending a field trip to a scientific corporation, he is bitten by a genetically-modified spider and as a result, begins to develop spider-like superpowers, including enhanced strength, speed, agility, stamina, durability and reflexes, along with the ability to crawl solid surfaces and a sixth sense, which warns him of unseen danger, all of which he decides to utilise for personal gain. Now equipped with a responsibility to do good and help others under his Spider-Man alter-ego, Peter struggles to balance high school life and studies, his job as a web designer for the Daily Bugle , his relationship with his girlfriend: Mary Jane-Watson, his family life with his widowed aunt, and his double life as Spider-Man, as he faces off against both super-human and criminal threats to his home of New York City and contends with the hostility of the general public and the police authorities. Ultimate Spider-Man first saw print in under veteran Spider-Man artist Mark Bagley and writer Brian Michael Bendis , who expanded the original page origin story into a page, seven issue story arc. This duo continued to collaborate until issue , when Mark Bagley left the book and was replaced by Stuart Immonen.