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Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

By Marcia Williams
Illustrated by Marcia Williams

A selection of well-loved tales from Chaucer's literary masterpiece retold in humorous comic-strip style.

Travel back to Medieval England and join Chaucer and his band of Canterbury pilgrims in this wonderful introduction to one of Britain's greatest literary legacies. These nine well-loved tales, from a host of colourful characters – the Knight, the Miller, the Reeve, the Wife of Bath, the Summoner, the Clerk, the Franklin, the Pardoner and the Nun's Priest – are brought to life with Marcia Williams' trademark witty, comic-strip art, allowing this classic text to be enjoyed by all ages.

  • Instantly accessible to a young audience, this informative and fun introduction to Chaucer retains the unique flavour of Chaucerian language.

About the author

Marcia Williams has illustrated and retold many literary classics for children with her distinctive cartoon-strip style. Among her highly acclaimed titles are Greek Myths (9781406303476), Mr William Shakespeare's Plays (9780744569469), God and His Creations: Tales from the Old Testament (9781844285280) and Charles Dickens and Friends (9780744598384). Marcia lives in London.

ISBN: 9781406305623
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: February 1, 2008
Dimensions: 253 x 316mm, 48pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $17.99
New Zealand RRP: $21.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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