Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning
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Pied Piper of Hamelin
By Robert Browning

Pied Piper of Hamelin

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Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning

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First published in 1842, Robert Browning's poetic version of the legend about the lost children of Hamelin is sub-titled 'A Child's Story' and was originally intended only for the private enjoyment of Willie Macready, young son of the famous actor. Once in print, it became a perennial favourite with generations of children (and compilers of poetry anthologies for children!) Kate Greenaway's illustrations, engraved by her regular printer Edmund Evans, were first published in 1888 and have become as popular as the poem itself, being considered by John Ruskin to be her finest work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781857159226
ISBN-10: 1857159225
Format: Hardback
(211mm x 162mm x 12mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Everyman's Library
Publisher: Everyman
Publish Date: 21-Oct-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Project X Origins Graphic Texts: Dark Red Book Band, Oxford Level 17: The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning Project X Origins Graphic Texts: Dark Red Book Band, Oxford Level 17: The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Paperback (September 2016)

Project X Origins Graphic Texts can help children to reach higher standards in comprehension. The people of Hamelin have a big problem rats! What will happen when the Pied Piper offers to help? Find out in this graphic retelling of Robert Browning's classic poem.

Selection of Poems by Robert Browning Selection of Poems, Paperback (May 2014)

Originally published in 1911, this book contains 35 poems selected from Robert Browning's works of the years 1835 to 1864.

Love Letters of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning by Robert Browning Love Letters of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, Hardback (January 2013)

The love affair between two of the Victorian era's most famous poets is one of passion, tragedy, illness, and ultimately, endurance. Collected here for the first time in print are their 573 love letters, which capture their courtship, their blossoming love, and their forbidden marriage.

Setting Up and Running a Limited Company by Robert Browning Setting Up and Running a Limited Company, Paperback (May 2012)

Many businesses are run through companies but there are legal implications and careful consideration is required before forming a limited company. This guide sets out the pros and cons of such a venture and shows how to proceed and operate a limited company.

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Reviews

US Kirkus Review » The dramatic events that Browning recorded in 1842 unfold as if they occurred yesterday in Peen's computer-generated illustrations, which show a historical setting but are unmistakably contemporary. Tugging at both the medieval and modern time periods, these scenes have bold, black, shivering lines and flat expanses of colors in subdued hues, overlaid by different color shapes. The details in this city, from the pillaging rats to the gluttonous council members, bring Browning's lesson home, although the details of the narrative, in the stylized art, are more abstract. Combining the Kate Greenaway edition and this one at a story hour would comprise the perfect launch for discussion of illustrators and their choices, and the stylistic differences between children's book art of the last century and this one. (Kirkus Reviews)


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