Stunning illustrations by Chris Mould make this one of the most exciting editions of The Iron Man to be published.
The Iron Man came to the top of the cliff.
Where had he come from? Nobody knows.
How was he made? Nobody knows.
Mankind must put a stop to the dreadful destruction by the Iron Man and set a trap for him, but he cannot be kept down. Then, when a terrible monster from outer space threatens to lay waste to the planet, it is the Iron Man who finds a way to save the world.
'Stunning.' WRD Magazine
'Whether you're already a fan of this classic children's story or a new reader, this wonderful new version is a real treat.' BookTrust
'Gripping . . a classic.' Phillip Pullman
'A visionary tale.' Michael Morpurgo
'One of the greatest of modern fairy tales.' Observer
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Ted Hughes was born on 17 August 1930 in Mytholmroyd, a small mill town in West Yorkshire. His father made portable wooden buildings. The family moved to Mexborough, a coal-mining town in South Yorkshire, when Hughes was seven. His parents took over a newsagent and tobacconist shop, and eventually he went to the local grammar school.In 1948 Hughes won an OpeMore about Ted Hughes
Chris Mould Biography
Chris Mould has been gracing children’s books with his quirky, inky artwork since 1991 and has won numerous awards including the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. Chris has illustrated for everything from TV to newspapers, and has worked with a variety of bestselling authors.