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Verlag: Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
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Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 9781842555569-3
Inhaltsangabe: Six strange and haunting stories, set in isolated communities inland and by the sea, where insiders stick together, and outsiders - a girl outlawed for her illegitimate child, a wild man who walks out of the sea - are regarded with suspicion. Kevin Crossley-Holland has a genius for reinventing folk tales in a way that makes the characters real people, whose thoughts and feelings are our own. This little collection brings together some of his finest and most admired retellings, including the three best-known of all, 'The Green Children', 'Sea-Tongue' and 'The Wild Man'. Linked by ideas about exile and displacement, they make a thought-provoking book for our times, beautifully presented with line drawings by a notable artist.
Über den Autor: Kevin Crossley-Holland is a distinguished novelist, poet, and storyteller. His Arthur trilogy is a bestseller round the world. He has won many awards, including the Carnegie Medal for Storm and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award for The Seeing Stone. He is widely regarded as the leading reteller of classic tales. He lives on the North Norfolk coast.
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