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The Magic Head

The Magic Head
 

Excitingly told, richly illustrated and wonderfully read, this is the second instalment in this series of Book/CD packs from the bestselling creators of ATTICUS THE STORYTELLER. Read by Simon Russell Beale.

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ISBN 9781409123248
Published 9 September 2010 by Orion Publishing
Format Mixed media product/Mixed Media, Contains CD-Audio and Paperback
Author(s) By Coats, Lucy
Illustrated by Lewis, Anthony
Read by Beale, Simon Russell
Series Greek Beasts and Heroes (part: v. 2)

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ISBN-13 9781409123248
ISBN-10 1409123243
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Orion Publishing
Imprint Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Lt
Publication Date 9 September 2010
International Publication Date 1 July 2010
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Mixed media product/Mixed Media, Contains CD-Audio and Paperback
Contains Contains CD-Audio and Paperback
Author(s) By Coats, Lucy
Illustrated by Lewis, Anthony
Read by Beale, Simon Russell
Series Greek Beasts and Heroes (part: v. 2)
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Picture Storybooks
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
Library of Congress Mythology, Greek, Storytelling, Children's stories, Children's stories, English
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Number of Pages 79 pp
Dimensions Width: 134mm
Height: 200mm
Spine: 11mm
Weight 196g
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 107721

Description of this Book

Have you ever wondered why storytellers the world over weave new tales about Zeus and Hera, Aphrodite, Apollo, Andromeda and Perseus -- and the fearsome Medusa? What's so special that's made them famous for thousands and thousands of years? Lucy Coats' sparkling prose and Anthony Lewis's exciting and haunting pictures capture the daring and danger of past times as they explain how our own understanding of what people think and do has been influenced by adventures of long ago.

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Awards & Reviews

NZ Review The format of nine or so short tales is ideal for starter readers. 21 August 2010 -- Christina Hardyment THE TIMES

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Author's Bio

Lucy Coats read Ancient History at Edinburgh University, then worked as an editor for a children's publisher, and now writes full-time. She is a gifted poet and reteller of myths and legends for children of all ages. She has two children and lives in the countryside in Northamptonshire. Anthony Lewis lives with his wife and two young daughters in Cheshire. Since he graduated with a first class honours degree in 1989 he has illustrated and contributed to more than 200 children's books at home and abroad. Simon Russell Beale has starred on stage, screen and TV and has been described as one of the greatest stage actors of his generation. He has been in numerous roles for The Royal Shakespeare Company and has won the Lawrence Olivier Theatre Award 3 times. In 2003 he was appointed a CBE. In 2008 Simon made his debut as a television presenter, fronting the BBC Four series Sacred Music with Harry Christophers .He has read numerous audiobooks including Orion's Don't Cook Cinderella by Francesca Simon.

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