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Heroes and Villains

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This title will be released on 12/09/2024. Pre-order now.

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Heroes and Villains Synopsis

A stunning gift book drawing together legendary poems - classic and contemporary - from around the world, compiled by bestselling anthologist Ana Sampson and illustrated throughout in black and white by award-winning former children's laureate Chris Riddell. Folklore and tales have been the lifeblood of every culture worldwide since the beginning of time. Similarly, legends have traversed this passage, believed to have a speck of truth nestled at their heart. Heroes and Villains pays homage to the glittering royal courts and journey through ancient landscapes and perilous voyages, meeting Arthur and Guinevere, the Queen of Sheba, Kubla Khan, Robin Hood, Joan of Arc, and Mulan along the way. In this poetry collection you will also meet mythical beings such as the phoenix, yeti, dragon and kraken, as we witness them leap from travellers' tales and compendiums into the world of verse.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781035043897
Publication date: 12th September 2024
Author: Ana Sampson
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 320 pages