When A Towering Giant Made Of Iron Appears Out Of Nowhere, Young Hogarth Sees Him Not As A Monster, But A Friend The Townspeople Are Terrified Of The Giant And Devise A Plan To Bring Him Down But Hogarth Believes In His Friend, And Rescues Him When No One Else Will Together, They Teach The People Of The Village And Beyond To Conquer Their Fears, For Beneath The Giant S Rough Armor There Beats A Mighty Heart The Late Ted Hughes, Former Poet Laureate Of England, Wrote This Modern Fairy Tale In Which Went On To Inspire The Popular Warner Brothers Animated Feature This Illustrated Edition, Featuring The Complete Text, Special Effects Such As Foldouts And Die Cuts, And Striking Full Color Artwork On Every Page, Offers The Perfect Family Read Aloud
Edward James Hughes was an English poet and children s writer, known as Ted Hughes His most characteristic verse is without sentimentality, emphasizing the cunning and savagery of animal life in harsh, sometimes disjunctive lines.The dialect of Hughes s native West Riding area of Yorkshire set the tone of his verse At Pembroke College, Cambridge, he found folklore and anthropology of particular interest, a concern that was reflected in a number of his poems In 1956 he married the American poet Sylvia Plath The couple made a visit to the United States in 1957, the year that his first volume of verse, The Hawk in the Rain , was published Other works soon followed Hughes stopped writing poetry almost completely for almost three years following Plath s suicide in 1963 the couple had separated earlier , but thereafter he published prolifically, often in collaboration with photographers and illustrators, as in Under the North Star 1981 He wrote many volumes for children, including Remains of Elmet1979 , in which he recalled the world of his childhood From 1965 he was co editor of the magazine Modern Poetry in Translation in London Some of Hughes s essays on subjects of literary and cultural criticism were published as Winter Pollen1994 After decades of silence on the subject of his marriage to Plath, Hughes addressed it in the poems of Birthday Letters1998 In 1984 he was appointed Britain s poet laureate.Ted Hughes was the father of Frieda Hughes and the brother of Gerald Hughes.
- 56 pages
- The Iron Giant: A Story in Five Nights
- Ted Hughes
- 25 May 2018 Ted Hughes