The Iron Man
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Iron Man by Ted Hughes
Book DescriptionPart 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 DetailsISBN: 9781406324679
Classification: Picture storybooks
Format: Hardback (270mm x 200mm x 19mm)
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
Hawk in the Rain, Paperback (June 2015)
Features a collection of poems on the themes of competition and the struggle for survival. This title includes poems, such as: 'The Jaguar', 'The Thought-Fox' and 'Wind'.
Iron Woman, Paperback (October 2014)
Mankind has polluted the seas, lakes and rivers. The Iron Woman has come to take revenge. Lucy understands the Iron Woman's rage and she too wants to save the water creatures from their painful deaths. But she also wants to save her town from total destruction. She needs help. Who better to call on but Hogarth and the Iron Man...?
Ted Hughes Bestiary, Hardback (September 2014)
Originally the medieval bestiary or book of animals set out to establish safe distinctions - between them and us - but Ted Hughes' poetry works always in a contrary direction: showing what man and beast have in common, the reservoir from which we all draw. This book deals with his work.
Iron Man, Paperback (November 2013)» View all books by Ted Hughes
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.
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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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