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John Masefield - Author

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John Edward Masefield (1878–1967) was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate from 1930 until his death. He is remembered as the author of the classic children's novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, two novels Captain Margaret and Multitude and Solitude and a great deal of memorable poetry, including "The Everlasting Mercy", and "Sea-Fever", from his anthology Saltwater Ballads.

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A Sailor's Garland - Scholar's Choice Edition

A Sailor's Garland - Scholar's Choice Edition

Author: John Masefield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/02/2015

The Box of Delights

The Box of Delights

Author: John Masefield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2014

'And now, Master Harker, now that the Wolves are Running, perhaps you could do something to stop their Bite?' A magical old man has asked Kay to protect the Box of Delights, a Box with which he can travel through time. But Kay is in danger: Abner Brown will stop at nothing to get his hands on it. The police don't believe Kay, so when his family and the Bishop are scrobbled up just before Christmas, he knows he must act alone . . . John Masefield's classic children's book is considered to be one of the great works of modern children's fiction. Magical, fantastical and filled with vivid, rich characters - brought to life in this edition by Quentin Blake's stunning artwork - The Box of Delights and its sequel The Midnight Folk are a must-read for any child. A genuine fantasy classic in the tradition of Peter Pan, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland or The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. If you like Harry Potter, you'll love this. A wonderful book for early readers aged 8 and up. Recently adapted for the stage by Piers Torday, bestselling author of The Last Wild. `Two of the greatest children's books ever written' - The Times on The Box of Delights and The Midnight Folk.

The Box of Delights

The Box of Delights

Author: John Masefield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2008

This is a new edition of a classic text - with stunning illustrations from a much-loved illustrator.'And now, Master Harker, now that the Wolves are Running, perhaps you could do something to stop their Bite?'A magical old man has asked Kay to protect the Box of Delights, a Box with which he can travel through time. But Kay is in danger: Abner Brown will stop at nothing to get his hands on it.The police don't believe Kay, so when his family and the Bishop are scrobbled up just before Christmas, he knows he must act alone...

Jim Davis

Jim Davis

Author: John Masefield Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/08/2008

Jim Davis

Jim Davis

Author: John Masefield Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/08/2008

Jim Davis

Jim Davis

Author: John Masefield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/05/2008

The Midnight Folk

The Midnight Folk

Author: John Masefield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2003

`Two of the greatest children's books ever written' - The Times on Box of Delights and The Midnight Folk. 'You ought to know about the treasure, Kay . . . for until it is restored or traced, no man of our name ought to rest.' Determined to recover the long-lost family treasure, Kay finds himself in a race against the evil Abner Brown. Abner has his witch friends and his dark magic to help him, but Kay has the very special Midnight Folk. John Masefield's classic children's book is considered to be one of the great works of modern children's fiction. Magical, fantastical and filled with vivid, rich characters - brought to life in this edition by Quentin Blake's stunning artwork - The Magic Folk and its prequel The Box of Delights are a must-read for any child.

The Box Of Delights

The Box Of Delights

Author: John Masefield Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 05/11/2001

When Kay Harker meets a mysterious Punch and Judy man on his way home for Christmas, he little realizes that he is about to be plunged into adventure. The old man entrusts Kay with a strange puzzle box - the Box of Delights - before suddenly disappearing. Kay soon discovers two things: the box can transport him through time and space, and there is a plot to steal it. He must battle heroically against terrifying forces of evil in order to win the day... This thrilling BBC Radio adaptation boasts a stellar cast, including Donald Sinden, Lionel Jeffries, Spike Milligan and Celia Imrie. 3 CDs. 3 hrs.

Irrweg F r Carlotta Roman

Irrweg F r Carlotta Roman

Author: John Masefield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/1939

Seezigeuner Gry

Seezigeuner Gry

Author: John Masefield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/1938

Orkan Die Geschichte Einer Rettung

Orkan Die Geschichte Einer Rettung

Author: John Masefield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/1937

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