Don Quixote

Don Quixote

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Description Michael Harrison's spirited retelling of the famous novel by Cervantes is complemented by Victor Ambrus's evocative paintings of the landscape of sixteenth-century Spain.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 203.2 x 276.86 x 7.62mm | 2,404.03g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • colour & b&w illustrations
  • 0192741829
  • 9780192741820

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"[Harrison's] language captures the style of the original.... Ambrus's artwork is well suited to the story; he captures the personalities of both knight and squire without reducing them to caricatures."--School Library Journal"A fast-paced, readable introduction to Cervantes' novel."--Booklist "[Harrison's] language captures the style of the original.... Ambrus's artwork is well suited to the story; he captures the personalities of both knight and squire without reducing them to caricatures."--School Library Journal "A fast-paced, readable introduction to Cervantes' novel."--Booklist "[Harrison's] language captures the style of the original.... Ambrus's artwork is well suited to the story; he captures the personalities of both knight and squire without reducing them to caricatures."--School Library Journal "A fast-paced, readable introduction to Cervantes' novel."--Booklist "[Harrison's] language captures the style of the original.... Ambrus's artwork is well suited to the story; he captures the personalities of both knight and squire without reducing them to caricatures."--School Library Journal"A fast-paced, readable introduction to Cervantes' novel."--Booklist "�Harrison's� language captures the style of the original.... Ambrus's artwork is well suited to the story; he captures the personalities of both knight and squire without reducing them to caricatures."--School Library Journal"A fast-paced, readable introduction to Cervantes' novel."--Booklistshow more

About Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Michael Harrison is the editor and compiler of a number of Oxford anthologies, including The Oxford Treasury of Children's Stories, The Oxford Book of Animal Poems, Bright Star Shining and The Oxford Book of Story Poems. Victor G. Ambrus has illustrated over 200 books. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal twice and lives in the UK.show more

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