Marcia Williams Illustrated Classics 8 Books
- Publisher: Walker Books
- Product Code: BWS-313
- Collection ISBN: 9783200331112
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- Author(s): Marcia Willi
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Titles In This Set
- The Romans: Gods, Emperors and Dormice
- Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
- The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India
- Bravo, Mr. William Shakespeare!
- Ancient Egypt: Tales of Gods and Pharaohs
- Noah's Ark and Other Bible Stories
- The Iliad and the Odyssey
- Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories
The Romans: Gods, Emperors and Dormice
Meet Dormeo: gladiator, dormouse, berry-nibbler, and guide to ancient Rome. He'll take you on a tour of Rome's most famous moments and most colourful characters - from the temperamental gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus to the wolf-raised Romulus and Remus, from the birth of the Roman Republic to the death of Julius Caesar. On the way are fascinating glimpses of life as a Roman citizen, from families to festivals, gladiators to guards, as well as a look at some of Rome's best-known emperors (good and not so good). Vibrant, engaging, and packed with Marcia Williams's trademark warmth and humour, this graphic storybook is a young reader's ideal introduction to the rise and fall of the Roman Empire.
Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
Takes to Medieval England and introduces to Chaucer and his band of Canterbury pilgrims. This text includes nine tales, from a host of colourful characters are brought to life with Marcia Williams' trademark witty and comic-strip art.
The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India
These eight individual stories form a magical collection of India's best-loved animal folk tales. Taken from the three books of Indian folk tales – Hitopadesha Tales, Jataka Tales and Panchantra Tales – the stories are beautifully illustrated and packed with humour and warmth.
Bravo, Mr. William Shakespeare!
The Globe Theatre is delighted to announce a new season of Mr. William Shakespeare's plays! Prithee take your place once more for a performance of seven of the Bard's finest tales. See As You Like It, Antony and Cleopatra, Richard III, Twelfth Night, King Lear, The Merchant of Venice and Much Ado About Nothing ? each brilliantly presented in dramatic comic-strip form, including Mr Shakespeare's own dialogue and the riotous remarks of the audience.Seven classic Shakespeare plays presented in an accessible comic strip format, perfect for children.This paperback book has 40 pages and measures: 31.6 x 25.3 x 0.4cm.
Ancient Egypt: Tales of Gods and Pharaohs
Ancient Egypt: Tales of Gods and Pharaohs Presents nine stories of Ancient Egypt in comic-strip style. Full of mystery and adventure, this title includes stories of the Egyptian pharaohs and their ancient gods that are steeped in thousands of years of history. Full description
Noah's Ark and Other Bible Stories
Features eleven tales from the Old Testament. This title enables you to read about the adventures of Adam and Eve in 'The Garden of Eden', Noah and his ark, Joseph and his robe, 'David and Goliath', and more.
The Iliad and the Odyssey
'The Iliad' tells the story of the war between Greeks and Trojans; the love between Helena and Paris; and the Trojan Horse. 'The Odyssey' depicts the perilous voyage home of the Greek warrior Odysseus. This title retells these classic Greek stories with a cartoon style, aiming to make them accessible and fun for young children.
Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories
Dickens is not only the author of some of the best-loved stories in the
English language, but also the creator of some of its most memorable
characters. Meet them all between the pages of this splendid book, which
retells, in lively comic-strip style, five of Dickens's most popular
stories: Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, David
Copperfield and A Christmas Carol.
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