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Charles Keeping - Illustrator

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God Beneath The Sea

God Beneath The Sea

Author: Leon Garfield, Edward Blishen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/01/2014

Leon Garfield and Edward Blishen retells some of the most famous Greek myths in this classic of children's literature. This is the epic history of the Greek Gods told from their violent beginnings to the creation of man.

The Lady Of Shalott

The Lady Of Shalott

Author: Lord Alfred Tennyson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2013

Four gray walls, and four gray towers, Overlook a space of flowers, And the silent isle imbowers The Lady of Shalott. Tennyson's romantic poem, full of atmosphere and emotion, tells the story of the mysterious Lady of Shalott. In this exquisite illustrated edition, Charles Keeping's evocative pictures take us to Camelot, a fabled world of knights and castles, to witness the cursed life and tragic death of a beautiful but doomed maiden. This new edition features rescanned artwork to capture the inspiring detail of Keeping's illustrations and a striking new cover.

Beowulf

Beowulf

Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2013

'For a long while Beowulf leaned on the blood-stained sword; his heart was pounding. A man with the strength of thirty! Slayer of Grendel and slayer of the sea-wolf! A hero without equal in this middle-world!' The story of Beowulf was written down as an epic poem in Anglo-Saxon England. It recounts the heroic struggles of one man against supernatural monsters. Kevin Crossley-Holland's retelling unleashes the excitement in this tale of the triumph of good over evil, while unforgettable illustrations from Charles Keeping capture every brooding moment and explosive episode. This new edition features rescanned artwork to capture the breath-taking detail of Keeping's illustrations and a striking new cover.

The Silver Branch

The Silver Branch

Author: Rosemary Sutcliff Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2007

Violence and unrest are sweeping through Roman Britain. Justin and Flavius find themselves caught up in the middle of it all when they discover a plot to overthrow the Emperor. In fear for their lives they gather together a tattered band of men and lead them into the thick of battle, to defend the honour of Rome. But will they be in time to save the Emperor? Rosemary Sutcliff's books about Roman Britain have won much acclaim and the first in the trilogy, The Eagle of the Ninth, has now sold over a million copies worldwide. The author writes with such passion and with such attention to detail that the Roman age is instantly brought to life and stays with the reader long after the last page has been turned.

The Capricorn Bracelet Red Fox Classic

The Capricorn Bracelet Red Fox Classic

Author: Rosemary Sutcliff Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2003

Rosemary's Sutcliff's absorbing collection of stories cover the fall of Londinium to the building of Hadrian's Wall, and the final departure of the Romans from Britain. Set at the time of the Roman occupation of Britain, they follow the fortunes of one family over three hundred years. All soldiers, they are linked by the Capricorn bracelet, first worn by the centurion Lucius for distinguished conduct, then handed down through the generations.

Beowulf Dragonslayer

Beowulf Dragonslayer

Author: Rosemary Sutcliff Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2001

Grendel prowled in, hating all men and all joy and hungry for human life. So swift was his attack that no man heard an outcry; but when the dawn came, thirty of Hothgar's best and noblest thanes were missing. Only Beowulf, foremost among warriors, has the strength and courage to battle with Grendel the Night-stalker. In this thrilling re-telling of the Anglo-Saxon legend, Rosemary Sutcliff recounts Beowulf's most terrifying quests: against Grendel the man-wolf, against the hideous sea-hag and, most courageous of all - his fight to the death with the monstrous fire-drake.

The Wedding Ghost

The Wedding Ghost

Author: Leon Garfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/09/1999

With a magical text by Leon Garfield and superbly evocative pictures by Charles Keeping, this strangely moving story of a ghostly wedding has become a classic of its time. It is now reissued in paperback with a new cover.

Beowulf

Beowulf

Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/1999

This is the story of a young man who travelled far across the sea to fight two terrifying monsters-one who could rip a man apart and drink his blood, the other who lived like a sea-wolf at the bottom of a dark, blood-stained lake. His name was Beowulf, and his story was written down in Anglo-Saxon in the eighth century. Kevin Crossley-Holland retells the story for children in strong, rhythmical prose, with striking illustrations by Charles Keeping. The paperback edition is now reissued with a new cover.

The Lady Of Shalott

The Lady Of Shalott

Author: Lord Alfred Tennyson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/02/1999

The award winning artist Charles Keeping, breathes new life into Tennyson's romantic poem. Keeping's evocative pictures tell the story of the lovely maiden, imbowered on her silent isle, grieving with love for bold Sir Lanceleot. The paperback is now reissued with a new cover. This book is intended for age 7+

Break in the Sun

Break in the Sun

Author: Bernard Ashley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/01/1981

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