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The Orchard Book of Swords Sorcerers and Superheroes

Tony Bradman, Tony Ross

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For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, Interest age: from c 9 years, Fiction, Picture books, History & the past: general interest (Children's /

Ten classic adventure stories from a bestselling author and artist team.

This collection brings together ten classic stories, each one as thrilling as the last. From the heroics of Jason and the Argonauts, to the courage of George as he sets out to fight the terrible dragon, to the bravery and kindness of Robin Hood, this is a book full of excitement, surprises and adventure. Retold in a lively and humorous style by Tony Bradman and accompanied by Tony Ross's distinctive illustrations, these stories will capture every child's imagination from the very first page. Contents: Jason and the Golden Fleece * King Arthur's Beginnings * Aladdin and His Magic Lamp * William Tell * Hercules and the Monstrous Cacus * Sinbad the Sailor and the Roc * George and the Dragon * Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves * Theseus and the Minotaur * Robin Hood and the Sheriff

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Praise for The Orchard Book of Swords Sorcerers and Superheroes

  • Ten classic stories, each one as thrilling as the last. - ABC Magazine

  • Full of excitement, surprises and adventure. - Family Interest

  • A wonderful present for almost any child. You'll love it. - Bookbag

  • The text and illustrations are as accomplished as you would expect from this partnership which continues Orchard s work in presenting handsome, high quality anthologies and collections as gift books created by outstanding authors and illustrators working in collaboration. - Books for Keeps

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Tony Bradman

Tony Bradman is an experienced editor, writer and anthologist in the world of children's books. He has written numerous plays, stories and poems for young children. His book 'Here come the Heebie-Jeebies and Other Scary Poems' was short-listed for The English 4-11 Awards for the Best Children's Illustrated Books of 2000.