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  • King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table - Paperback - 9781406318661 - Marcia Williams
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    This title presents a comic-strip re-telling of some of Britain's best-loved stories and legends. 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 other heroic knights rescue maidens, defend Excalibur and search for the Grail. Also publishing this month are "God and His Creations" and "Sindbad the Sailor".
  • AJDTX 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This is a funny and moving story of life during the First World War, told through the eyes of schoolboy Archie Albright. When 10-year-old Archie Albright is given a scrapbook for his birthday in April 1914, he thinks he'll fill it with comics, souveniers and funny stories about his family. But then, on 3 August 1914, war breaks out, and his life changes for ever. Archie tells the story of the First World War from his point of view, filling his scrapbook with anecdotes about life in London's East End, newspaper clippings, letters from his dad and uncle who are fighting in France, and his own war-inspired comic strips. Archie's War is funny, touching and accessible, and gives a unique insight into what life was life for a child during the First World War. This is a new edition published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the First World War. It is a unique and accessible introduction to the First World War. Fold-out letters, collage-style illustrations and newspaper clippings give the book an authentic scrapbook feel. Packed with jokes and detailed illustrations, this is a book to enjoy again and again.
  • ABFHF 3 years +
    3 years +
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    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.
  • AAJIX
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    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.
  • AAJKG 6 years +
    6 years +
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    This title presents seven classic Shakespeare plays in an accessible comic strip format. 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. Mr William Shakespeare's Plays has sold over 50,000 copies since it was first published in 1998. Reissued with a new cover look, this brings Marcia Williams' dramatic take on Shakespeare right up to date for a modern audience. Also publishing this month - "Bravo, Mr William Shakespeare!".
  • AEGEP
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    These are nine stories of Ancient Egypt, wittily retold in comic-strip style. 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. You can open the gatefold pages to reveal the curse of Tutankhamen. You can discover fascinating facts, such as how the Egyptians mummified the bodies of their pharaohs.
  • APHWK
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    Much-loved author/illustrator Marcia Williams retells fourteen of Shakespeare's most famous plays, with full-colour illustrations throughout. From the heartbreaking tragedy of Romeo and Juliet to Puck's hilarious escapades in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Marcia brings Shakespeare's stories vividly to life. A witty, accessible introduction to Shakespeare's plays.
  • AJQQZ
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    With her signature comic-strip style, Marcia Williams takes us behind the scenes at some of ancient Rome's most famous moments. 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' trademark warmth and humour, this graphic storybook is a young reader's ideal introduction to the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. Marcia Williams brings ancient Rome to life in this colourful cartoon-strip book. Comic-book format will encourage reluctant readers. It is ideal for schoolchildren studying the ancient Romans.
  • ANMBU 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Flossie is just nine years old when, in 1939, Britain declares war on Germany and her father leaves the family home to join the army. Flossie is left to bring up her baby brother and to face a whole host of new experiences on her own. Her diary becomes an outlet for relaying all the news from at home and abroad. From the first evacuees arriving to her sweetheart's being killed in Normandy in 1944, Flossie has to endure much hardship. But her own special blend of courage, humour and fighting spirit sees her through to the Armistice, when she can welcome her dad home at last.
  • AVAQZ 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Join Marcia Williams on a journey to the Stone Age. Meet the people of Clan Woolly as they hunt mammoths and reindeer, learn how to make fire, invent stone tools and turn wild wolves into tame dogs! Full of facts, jokes and colourful comic strips, this is the perfect introduction to the Stone Age - a time before history was even invented!
  • AUOCH
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    Join much-loved author/illustrator Marcia Williams on a comic strip journey through Tudor history! A witty, accessible introduction to the Tudors, with full-colour illustrations throughout, from the author of Mr William Shakespeare's Plays and The Romans: Gods, Emperors and Dormice. Arthur Inkblott, Queen Elizabeth I's favourite scribe, retells the most famous moments in Tudor history, from the Wars of the Roses and the Spanish Armada to Christopher Columbus's discovery of America and Henry VIII's many marriages! Packed with jokes and colourful comic-strip illustrations, this is Marcia Williams at her very best.
  • AGNYC 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This title is a treasure trove of Indian animal stories for children to enjoy again and again. These eight individual stories form a magical collection of India's best-loved animal folk tales. Taken from the three books of Indian folk tales - "Hitopadesha Tales", "Jataka Tales" and "Panchantra Tales" - the stories are beautifully illustrated and packed with humour and warmth. The very best Ancient Indian folktales presented with Marcia Williams' trademark warmth. It offers graphic storybook format that will appeal to readers of all ages and abilities. It is ideal for school children studying India or folktales.
  • AOMWJ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A wonderful introduction to Victor Hugo's epic tale of injustice, love and heroism in 19th century France. Marcia Williams retells one of the greatest novels of all time in her trademark accessible, highly illustrated style. Perfect for children who love the musical or Oscar-winning film, the story follows Jean Valjean, an ex-convict, as he tries to put his criminal past behind him. Will he manage to escape from the ruthless Police Inspector Javert, who is determined to see him behind bars again? Can he build a life with Cosette, an orphaned girl he has rescued from poverty and neglect? When Cosette grows up and falls in love with the handsome Marius Pontmercy, will Jean Valjean let Cosette go? Or will the revolution that is sweeping through the streets of Paris tear all their lives apart?
  • BRNKJ
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    A celebration of inspirational women from all over the world and throughout history, told in Marcia Williams' much-loved comic-strip style. Join Marcia Williams as she celebrates incredible women from around the world and throughout history. From writers to warriors and astronauts to activists, discover their awesome stories and be amazed by their achievements. Featuring Cleopatra, Boudicca, Joan of Arc, Elizabeth I, Mary Wollstonecraft, Jane Austen, Florence Nightingale, Marie Curie, Eleanor Roosevelt, Amelia Earhart, Frida Kahlo, Wangari Maathai, Mae C. Jemison, Cathy Freeman and Malala, and packed with facts, quotes and jokes - hip, hip, hooray!
  • AATIE
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    Eleven favourite tales from the Old Testament are brought to life in Marcia Williams' vivid comic-strip style. In the beginning there was only God...then he started creating! The last and most troublesome of all his creations were men and women. God was forever having to give them a helping hand, as these brilliant stories reveal. Read all about the adventures of Adam and Eve in "The Garden of Eden", Noah and his ark, Joseph and his fabulous robe, 'David and Goliath', and many more. Also publishing this month are: "Sindbad the Sailor" and "King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table".
  • AOYYV
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    Join much-loved author/illustrator Marcia Williams on a comic strip journey through Tudor history! A witty, accessible introduction to the Tudors, with full-colour illustrations throughout, from the author of Mr William Shakespeare's Plays and The Romans: Gods, Emperors and Dormice. Arthur Inkblott, Queen Elizabeth I's favourite scribe, retells the most famous moments in Tudor history, from the Wars of the Roses and the Spanish Armada to Christopher Columbus's discovery of America and Henry VIII's many marriages! Packed with jokes and colourful comic-strip illustrations, this is Marcia Williams at her very best.
  • ATGDH Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Explore five of Mr William Shakespeare's best-loved plays with this brilliantly original sticker activity book from bestselling author/illustrator Marcia Williams. Featuring activities inspired by The Merchant of Venice, Richard III, Much Ado About Nothing, Antony and Cleopatra and Twelfth Night. Use your stickers to help Portia disguise herself as a lawyer to save the merchant of Venice, put Richard III on the battlefield ready for his final battle, and learn to translate hieroglyphics to find out what Cleopatra is saying to Antony! A fun-packed, interactive interactive introduction to Shakespeare, with word searches, mazes, drawing, colouring and over a hundred stickers!
  • ATGMI Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    The story of Pride and Prejudice, told through Lizzy Bennet's secret diary. A beautifully detailed and completely fresh take on one of the best-loved stories in English literature. Readers will feel as though they've stepped into Austen's world: the book is packed with Lizzy's drawings, pressed flowers, ribbons from her bonnet, hand-written notes to fold out and read, dance cards, invitations, and even a letter from Mr Darcy...
  • ATGDI Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    Explore five of Mr William Shakespeare's best-loved plays with this brilliantly original sticker activity book from bestselling author/ illustrator Marcia Williams. Featuring activities inspired by A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and The Tempest. Help Macbeth find his way home from battle, transform Bottom into an ass using a sticker, and add the actors to the stage of the Globe Playhouse ready for a performance of Romeo and Juliet! A fun-packed, interactive interactive introduction to Shakespeare, with words earches, mazes, drawing, colouring and over a hundred stickers!
  • ALILZ
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    Take your seats in the Globe Theatre as Marcia Williams presents fourteen of Shakespeare's most famous plays. From the heartbreaking tragedy of Romeo and Juliet to Puck's hilarious escapades in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Marcia brings Shakespeare's stories vividly to life.
  • BUSFP
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    Seven classic Shakespeare plays presented in an accessible comic strip format. The Globe Theatre is delighted to announce a new season of Mr. William Shakespeare's plays! Prithee 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!
  • BVLUW
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    An accessible, illustrated retelling of Shakespeare's famous tragedy by master storyteller Marcia Williams. The perfect introduction to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet for children, written and illustrated by master storyteller Marcia Williams and featuring Shakespeare's own dialogue. When Romeo falls in love with his enemies' daughter, Juliet, he hopes their love can stop the feuding between their families. But soon their lives are in danger, and they must risk everything to be together...
  • BWLTK
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    The diary of an irrepressible girl learning to deal with friendship, grief and growing up, perfect for fans of Jacqueline Wilson. Harry Christmas and Angie Moon are best friends and almost-twins. Ever since they were born two days apart they've been partners in cloud-spotting, sweet-eating and treehouse-building. But when Harry is taken to hospital for headaches that won't go away, he needs Angie more than ever. Because when things fall apart, only a best friend can stitch them back together. Told through Angie's lively diary, this is a bittersweet story about friendship and growing up.
  • BVLUX
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    An accessible, illustrated retelling of Shakespeare's epic tragedy by master storyteller Marcia Williams. The perfect introduction to Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth for children, written and illustrated by master storyteller Marcia Williams. Macbeth seems to have everything - success on the battlefield, a happy marriage, and the respect of the King. But soon he wants even more. When three witches predict that he'll be King one day, he'll go to any lengths to get it ... even murder. This accessible retelling is faithful to the play and features Shakespeare's own dialogue.