Edmund Spenser's "The Faerie Queen" was written in 1596 for Queen Elizabeth 1st. Award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean re-tells this famous romantic text in a gripping and accessible way. Lavishly designed and brilliantly illustrated by Jason Cockcroft, this is a perfect and a wonderful present.
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(281mm x 222mm x 17mm)
Hodder Children's Books
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
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Author Biography - Geraldine McCaughrean
Geraldine McCaughrean is an established author for all age groups. Geraldine has been awarded many prizes for her writing, including the Whitbread Children's Book Award for A Little Lower than the Angels, the Library Association Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for a Pack of Lies. Geraldine has also published a number of retellings of traditional stories. She was awarded the Blue Peter Book Award for her retelling of 'A Pilgrim's Progress'. Geraldine lives in Berkshire and has a young daughter. Jason Cockcroft was joint winner of the Blue Blue Peter Book Award with Geraldine. He is a highly-acclaimed illustrator, shorlisted for the English 4-11 award for Billywise, and perhaps most recently known for his Harry Potter cover (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix). He lives in West Yorkshire.