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Iron Man
By Ted Hughes

The Iron Man

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Iron Man by Ted Hughes

Book Description

Part modern fairy tale, part science fiction myth, The Iron Man describes the unexpected arrival in England of a mysterious giant "metal man" who wreaks havoc on the countryside by attacking the neighbouring farms and eating all their machinery. A young boy called Hogarth befriends him and he and the extraordinary being end up defending and saving the earth when it is attacked by a fearsome "space-bat-angel-dragon" from outer space. This children's classic, with its message of peace and hope, is known and loved all over the UK and is here presented as part of an exciting new collaboration between Walker Books and Faber and Faber.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781406324679
ISBN-10: 1406324671
Classification: Picture storybooks
Format: Hardback (270mm x 200mm x mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Walker Books Ltd
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Ted Hughes

Iron Man by Ted Hughes Iron Man, Paperback (November 2013)

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.

By Heart by Ted Hughes By Heart, Paperback (March 2012)

What has happened to the lost art of memorising poetry? Why do we no longer feel that it is necessary to know the most enduring, beautiful poems in the English language 'by heart'? This title explains how we can overcome the problem by using a memory system that becomes easier the more frequently it is practised.

River by Ted Hughes River, Paperback (September 2011)

Celebrates fluvial landscapes, their creatures and their regenerative powers. This title features the poems that chronicle of change over the course of the seasons.

Remains of Elmet by Ted Hughes Remains of Elmet, Paperback (September 2011)

The Calder valley, west of Halifax, was the last ditch of Elmet, the last British Celtic kingdom to fall to the Angles. For centuries it was considered a more or less uninhabitable wilderness, a notorious refuge for criminals, a hide-out for refugees. This title celebrates this area where the author spent his early childhood.

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Author Biography - Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes was born in Yorkshire in 1930. His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published by Faber and Faber in 1957, and was followed by many volumes of poetry and prose for both children and adults, including How The Whale Became, Under the North Star, Tales from Ovid and Birthday Letters. He was Poet Laureate from 1984 and was appointed to the Order of Merit in 1998, the year in which he died.

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