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A beautiful book, lavishly illustrated in colour throughout, this is an accessible prose re-telling of the story of the Faerie Queen, Spenser’s romantic poem first written for Queen Elizabeth 1.
Full of adventure with knights and dragons, princesses and sea nymphs, it is both action-packed and romantic.
Ideal for reading aloud and sharing with a wide age group the story is lyrically retold capturing all the excitement and passion of the original.
Edmund Spenser's "The Faerie Queen" was written in 1596 for Queen Elizabeth I. Aiming to bring a literary classic to life, this book presents a retelling of this famous romantic text. It introduces the readers to Spenser's exciting adventures of knights and dragons, sorcerers and hermits, princesses and sea nymphs.
|Publication date:||6th April 2006|
|Publisher:||Hodder & Stoughton Childrens Division|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers|
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