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Description - The Iron Man by Ted Hughes

A stunning new version of a much-loved children's classic.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
Format: Hardback
(278mm x 210mm x 18mm)
Pages: 104
Imprint: Walker Books Ltd
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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