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The Iron Woman

Written by Ted Hughes

Part of the Faber Children's Classics Series

The Iron Woman Synopsis

Mankind for has polluted the seas, lakes and rivers. The Iron Woman has come to take revenge. 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 sequel and companion volume to Ted Hughes' The Iron Man, this new, child-friendly setting will be treasured by a new generation of readers.

The Iron Woman Press Reviews

'A superb modern myth, a fable for children to grow up on.' Independent; 'A fiercely imagined, hugely challenging fantasy.' Guardian

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571226139
Publication date: 29th April 2005
Author: Ted Hughes
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages

About Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes (1930-1998) was born in Yorkshire. His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published in 1957 by Faber & Faber and was followed by many volumes of poetry and prose for adults and children. He received the Whitbread Book of the Year for two consecutive years for his last published collections of poetry, Tales from Ovid and Birthday Letters. He was Poet Laureate from 1984, and in 1998 he was appointed to the Order of Merit. Andrew Davidson graduated from the Royal College of Art in 1982 and his exquisite woodcuts and engravings have been in demand ever since. He has worked ...

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