Gilgamesh the Hero

Gilgamesh the Hero

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A major publishing event - two of the UK's outstanding prize-winning artists working together for the first timeThe legend of Gilgamesh is the oldest known story, pre-dating both The Bible and The Iliad. An epic story about a quest for immortality, it also includes a legend of the Flood that is remarkably similar to the story of Noah.Geraldine McCaughrean has won every major prize for children's literature in this country, including the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Award, the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, and, most recently, The Blue Peter Best Book to Keep Forever AwardDavid Parkins is a highly acclaimed artist, and has been shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler and Smarties awards. He received many critical accolades for God's Story with Jan Markshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 187.96 x 256.54 x 12.7mm | 505g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0192741853
  • 9780192741851

About Geraldine Mccaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean has won every major prize for children's literature in this country, including the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Award, the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, and, most recently, The Blue Peter Best Book to Keep Forever Award David Parkins is a highly acclaimed artist, and has been shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler and Smarties awards. He received many critical accolades for God's Story with Jan Markshow more

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