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The Iron Man (50th Anniversary Edition)

Ted Hughes
Illustrated by Andrew Davidson

A beautiful 50th Anniversary edition of The Iron Man, the bestselling classic by Ted Hughes, with the stunning original wood engravings from Andrew Davidson and an introduction by Michael Morpurgo.

52 in stock

£6.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571348596
Date Published
07.06.2018
Delivery
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Summary

A beautiful 50th Anniversary edition of The Iron Man, the bestselling classic by Ted Hughes, with the stunning original wood engravings from Andrew Davidson and an introduction by Michael Morpurgo.

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

Critic Reviews

The Iron Man stands at the clifftop of enigmatic yet dramatic children's reading.

The Book Bag
Critic Reviews

A distinctive new paperback.

The Daily Telegraph
Critic Reviews

A visionary tale, telling and troubling, poetic and powerful.

Michael Morpurgo
Critic Reviews

‘A clever, inventive fantasy of timely appeal to children.’

Booklist
Critic Reviews

‘Written with such great gusto, with such vivid precision, that children will sit spellbound in their ringside seats.’

Publishers Weekly
Critic Reviews

‘A thrilling and unforgettable tale, magnificently told.’

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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 and…

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