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The Iron Man
Author: Ted Hughes

ISBN: 9781406329575
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 104
Published: 1 October 2013
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 19.7 x 1.2
The award-winning illustrated edition of Ted Hughes classic tale in paperback.

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 Hogarth 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 part of an exciting collaboration between Walker Books and Faber and Faber.

About the Author

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...

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