The Faber Shop has reopened. Browse our curated selection of books and discover exclusive products for Faber Members.

The Iron Man

The Iron Man

ISBN
9780571226122
Published
03/03/2005
9780571226122
Format
Paperback
Price
£6.99
Paperback
80

About the Book

A beautiful new edition of The Iron Man, the bestselling classic by Ted Hughes.

The Iron Man came to the top of the cliff.
Where had he come from? Nobody knows.
How was he made? Nobody knows.

Mankind must put a stop to the dreadful destruction by the Iron Man and set a trap for him, but he cannot be kept down. Then, when a terrible monster from outer space threatens to lay waste to the planet, it is the Iron Man who finds a way to save the world.

'Gripping . . a classic.' Phillip Pullman
'A visionary tale.' Michael Morpurgo
'One of the greatest of modern fairy tales.' Observer

A beautiful new edition of The Iron Man, the bestselling classic by Ted Hughes.The Iron Man came to the top of the cliff.Where had he come from? Nobody knows.How was he made? Nobody knows.Mankind must put a stop to the dreadful destruction by the Iron Man and set a trap for him, but he cannot be kept down. Then, when a terrible monster from outer space threatens to lay waste to the planet, it is the Iron Man who finds a way to save the world.'Gripping . . a classic.' Phillip Pullman'A visionary tale.' Michael Morpurgo'One of the greatest of modern fairy tales.' Observer
  • Ted Hughes

    Ted Hughes (1930–1998) was born in Yorkshire. His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published in 1957 by Faber & Faber and was followed by many volumes of poetry and prose for adults and children. He received the Whitbread Book of the Year for two consecutive years for his last published collections of poetry, Tales from Ovid (1997) and Birthday Letters (1998). He was Poet Laureate from 1984, and in 1998 he was appointed to the Order of Merit.

Books by this Author