The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales

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The award winning author Geraldine McCaughrean has completely retold Chaucer's stories of a group of pilgrims on their way to Canterbury. They are stories of magic and trickery, of animals with blazing eyes and firebrand tails, stories of love and death and the Devil. The paperback is now reissued with a new cover.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 204 x 276 x 10mm | 480.82g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • illustrations, (some colour )
  • 0192741810
  • 9780192741813

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"McCaughrean's accomplished prose version of the medieval classic retains the basic plot and humor of Chaucer's original poem. Colorful detailed illustrations accompany an accessible introduction to the medieval masterpiece."--The Horn Book Guide "McCaughrean's accomplished prose version of the medieval classic retains the basic plot and humor of Chaucer's original poem. Colorful detailed illustrations accompany an accessible introduction to the medieval masterpiece."--The Horn Book Guide "McCaughrean's accomplished prose version of the medieval classic retains the basic plot and humor of Chaucer's original poem. Colorful detailed illustrations accompany an accessible introduction to the medieval masterpiece."--The Horn Book Guide "McCaughrean's accomplished prose version of the medieval classic retains the basic plot and humor of Chaucer's original poem. Colorful detailed illustrations accompany an accessible introduction to the medieval masterpiece."--The Horn Book Guideshow more

About Geoffrey Chaucer

Geraldine McCaughrean has also adapted One Thousand and One Arabian Nights, The Odyssey, El Cid, and Moby Dick for children. Victor G. Ambrus has illustrated over 200 books. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice and lives in the U.K.show more

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561 ratings
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5 32% (179)
4 37% (209)
3 21% (120)
2 6% (33)
1 4% (20)
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