Lady of Shalott

Lady of Shalott

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Description

The Lady of Shalott is the third book in Visions in Poetry, an award-winning series of classic poems illustrated by outstanding contemporary artists in stunning hardcover editions.

Tennyson's beautiful and enigmatic poem of unrequited love, set in Arthurian England, has enthralled artists for well over a century. With her luminous illustrations, Genevieve Cote weaves a refreshingly modern interpretation of this beloved poem --- one that will enchant readers of all ages.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 135 x 229 x 7.62mm | 136.08g
  • West Toronto, Canada
  • English
  • Reprint
  • full colour illustrations throughout
  • 1554534577
  • 9781554534579
  • 452,289

Review quote

Though the poem traditionally takes us on a woman's tragic journey toward death, the artist sees it as a happy journey toward independence.--Washington Post Fans will be born of both Tennyson and Cote.--School Library Journal Cote's quiet line-and-watercolor and pastel artwork opens up the story, preserving the romance and mystery.--Booklist A classic poem, in an unconventional but sensitive and suitable setting.--Kirkus Reviews [L]impid and lovely.--The Globe and Mail
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About Alfred Lord Tennyson

Genevieve Cote is a Montreal artist whose illustrations have graced the pages of publications such as the New York Times and the Boston Globe. Her books have received three nominations for the Governor General's Award for Illustration, one of which went on to win, and she has also won the Elisabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award.
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Rating details

15,396 ratings
4.17 out of 5 stars
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4 32% (4,998)
3 18% (2,837)
2 3% (500)
1 1% (142)
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