Questing Knights of the Faerie Queen by Geraldine McCaughrean
  

Synopsis

Questing Knights of the Faerie Queen by Geraldine McCaughrean

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.

Reviews

Lavishly illustrated by Jason Cockcroft, this classy retelling by Geraldine McCaughrean... will win new fans... -- The Sunday Times 20041128 ...memorable reading... -- The Irish Times 20041128 This version will offer an adult and child several hours of memorable reading together on those frosty, winter days that lie ahead. 20041128

About the Author

Geraldine McCaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean is one of today's most successful and highly regarded children's authors. She has won the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Book Award (three times), the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Smarties Bronze Award (four times) and the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award. Geraldine lives in Berkshire with her husband, daughter and golden retriever, Daisy. Read more about the author here.

Anne Fine on Geraldine McCaughrean:

'I reckon Geraldine McCaughrean knocks the socks off every other children's writer today. Everything she does is different and everything works – look at her list of prizes. She must write in tremendous bursts. Some years, she's so prolific the rest of us start joking that the fairies come in at night to do her work for her. Then she'll go quiet, so unlike all those writers who are persuaded by their publishers to come up with something every year, no matter how tired or drab. If Geraldine has nothing fresh to write, she doesn't write it.' (The Guardian)

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
144 pages
Interest Age: 9-11

Author

Geraldine McCaughrean
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Author's Website

www.geraldinemccaughrean.co...

Publisher

Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

18th November 2004

ISBN

9780340866214


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