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The late Poet Laureate’s sequel to his iconic The Iron Man is beautifully produced in this new edition which also includes the original illustrations. The Iron Woman comes on a mission blazing with a terrifying anger. She has heard the cries of the creatures on land and in the sea and in the sky whose lives are on the brink of extinction because of man’s wilful destruction of the world in which they live. Now the Iron Woman wants revenge. And who better to help her than the Iron Man himself. A thought-provoking and moving fable.
Lucy understands the Iron Woman's rage and she too wants to save the water creatures from their painful deaths. But she also wants to save her town from total destruction. She needs help. Who better to call on but Hogarth and the Iron Man...?
A companion volume to the Faber Children's Classics The Iron Man. This new, child-friendly setting will be treasured by a new generation of readers.
|Publication date:||2nd October 2014|
|Publisher:||Faber Children's Books an imprint of Faber & Faber|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Fantasy / Magical|
Ted Hughes is widely considered one of the greatest poets of his generation and indeed one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. He was born in Yorkshire in 1930, and was Poet Laureate from 1984 until his death in 1998. In 1974 Hughes was awarded the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. In 1977 he was awarded an OBE for services to Literature, and was awarded the Order of Merit in 1998. His most widely read classic children’s story The Iron Man, has been adapted for both stage and screen, and is regarded as one of the greatest children’s ...More About Ted Hughes