Marcia Williams Children 14 Books Set Illustrated Story Collection Set for children which helps to enhance their knowledge in literature and myths.
Marcia Williams Children 14 Books Set Illustrated Story Collections Gift Set New by Marcia Williams
Marcia Williams Children 14 Books Set Illustrated Story Collections Gift Set New by Marcia Williams
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***Detailed Artwork, Terrific Design, Great Stories***

Travel back in time and enjoy the enduring adventure

Comic Strip Classics Ten Timeless Tales

14 Books Set

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King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table

Aided by the magician Merlin, Arthur draws the sword from the stone to become King of Britain and Lord of the Knights of the Round Table. Read of their valiant deeds as King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, Sir Galahad and the other heroic knights rescue maidens, fight dragons, defend Excalibur and search for the Grail. These are classic tales, rich in adventure, romance and enchantment.
 
 
Three Cheers for Inventors!

Dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci, this latest wonderful offering from Marcia Williams is full of her characteristic humour. Packed with cartoon-strip illustrations and short biographies, it looks at the discoveries of many famous - and not so famous - inventors from around the world, including Leonardo da Vinci, Antonio Meucci, Alexander Graham Bell, John Logie Baird, Thomas Edison, James Watt and many of their predecessors. Three cheers for inventors!
 
 
The Adventures of Robin Hood

Told in lively comic-strip style, this book relates eleven colourful action-packed tales about Robin and his merry men. Read how Robin becomes an outlaw, gets a ducking from Little John and encounters a disguised Maid Marian in the forest; enjoy the stories of Much the Miller's Son, Friar Tuck, Allan-a-Dale, Sir Richard of Leigh and the golden arrow. Meet Robin's sworn enemy Sir Guy of Gisborne, witness his visit from King Richard and see Robin fire his final arrow.
 
Mr. William Shakespeare's plays

Take your place in the Globe Theatre of Shakespeare's day to see seven of his best-loved plays in performance. Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth, Julius Caesar, The Winter's Tale and The Tempest are all brought vividly to life in Marcia Williams' gloriously accessible comic-strip versions, which include the bard's own dialogue and the rowdy remarks of the audience.
 
 
Greek Myths

The Greek myths are among the greatest, most exciting stories ever told and feature some of the world's best loved heroes and heroines. In this book, you'll find the stories of Theseus, conqueror of the dreaded Minotaur; the mighty Heracles and his twelve tasks; the tragic lovers Orpheus and Eurydice; Perseus, the Gorgon-slayer; the musician Arion and his rescue by the dolphins; Pandora and her little box of horrors; the feather-clad fliers Daedalus and Icarus; and the weaving contest between Arachne and the goddess Athene. Each of these tales has been retold with lively text and dramatic cartoon style, making them accessible and fun for young children.
 
Sinbad the Sailor

Here are the seven voyages of Sinbad the Sailor told in lively comic-strip style. Among the most colourful and thrilling tales from the Arabian Nights, they are full of amazing creatures and spectacular feats!
 
Bravo Mr. William Shakespeare
 
The Globe Theatre is delighted to announce a new season of Mr. William Shakespeare's plays! Printwheel take your place once more for a performance of seven of the Bard's finest tales. See As You Like It, Antony and Cleopatra, Richard III, Twelfth Night, King Lear, The Merchant of Venice and Much Ado About Nothing" each brilliantly presented in dramatic comic-strip form, including Mr Shakespeare's own dialogue and the riotous remarks of the audience. Bravo!
 
Ancient Egypt Tales of Gods and Pharaohs
 
Full of mystery and adventure, the stories of the Egyptian pharaohs and their ancient gods are steeped in thousands of years of history. From the creation myth to the curse of Tutankhamen and the fall of Cleopatra, Marcia Williams' classic comic strip retellings bring new life to the myths and wonders of this ancient civilization.
 
 
The Romans: Gods, Emperors and Dormice
 
Meet Dormeo: gladiator, dormouse, berry-nibbler, and guide to ancient Rome. He'll take you on a tour of Rome's most famous moments and most colourful characters - from the temperamental gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus to the wolf-raised Romulus and Remus, from the birth of the Roman Republic to the death of Julius Caesar. On the way are fascinating glimpses of life as a Roman citizen, from families to festivals, gladiators to guards, as well as a look at some of Rome's best-known emperors (good and not so good). Vibrant, engaging, and packed with Marcia Williams's trademark warmth and humour, this graphic storybook is a young reader's ideal introduction to the rise and fall of the Roman Empire.
 
The Iliad and the Odyssey
 
"The Iliad" tells the story of the war between Greeks and Trojans; the love between Helena and Paris; Achilles and Hectors deadly combat; and the Trojan Horse. "The Odyssey" depicts the perilous voyage home of the Greek warrior Odysseus; his struggles against the one-eyed Cyclops; the terrible Sirens; the dreadful, six-headed Scylla. These classic Greek stories have been retold with lively text and a dramatic cartoon style, making them accessible and fun for young children.
 
The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India
 
Step back into ancient India as Marcia Williams brings her inviting comic-book style to eight animal folktales that continue to enchant children today. Have you heard about the elephant and the dog who became not just unlikely companions, but the best of friends? Or the traveller whose greed for gold lures him straight into the scrawny tiger's trap? How about the talkative tortoise who can't keep his mouth closed to save his life? Drawing from three books of best-loved Indian folktales. Hitopadesha Tales, Jataka Tales, and Panchantra Tales this graphic storybook collection, alive with kid-friendly illustrations, is infused with humor and warmth.
 
Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
 
Travel back to Medieval England and join Chaucer and his band of Canterbury pilgrims in this wonderful introduction to one of Britain's greatest literary legacies. These nine well-loved tales, from a host of colourful characters "the Knight, the Miller, the Reeve, the Wife of Bath, the Summoner, the Clerk, the Franklin, the Pardoner and the Nun's Priest" are brought to life with Marcia Williams' trademark witty, comic-strip art, allowing this classic text to be enjoyed by all ages.
 
Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories
 
Charles Dickens is not only the author of some of the best-loved stories in the English language, but also the creator of some of its most memorable characters. Meet them all between the pages of this splendid book, which retells, in lively comic-strip style, five of Dickens's most popular stories: Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield and A Christmas Carol.

Bibliographic Information

Marcia Williams Children 14 Books Set Illustrated Story Collections Gift Set New

SKU:
U11-ComicStrip-14bks
Cat No:
SNW2342
Product ID:
DEALMAN-U11-ComicStrip-14bks
EAN:
9783200332256
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Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English

About Author

Born 1945, in England; daugher of Peter Powell (an author and theatre director) and Joan Alexander Carnwath (a writer); stepEducation: Educated in England and Switzerland; studied painting at Richmond College; University of Surrey (Roehampton, England), M.A. (Hobbies and other interests: Animals, reading, travel, food, friends, film, children, music. Freelance writer and illustrator of children's books, 1986—; previously worked as an interior designer and nursery school teacher; with designer Gerald Scarfe, creator of papier-mache and cloth sculptures; actor in stage productions of Mr William Shakespeare's Plays and Bravo, Mr William Shakespeare!

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Colorfully illustrated classic comic story collection set that will delight any child.

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