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Marcia Williams

  • 5 stars across 19 books
    Marcia Williams is famous for her retellings of classic stories. From Shakespeare and Dickens to the Canterbury Tales and Greek Myths, her humorous comic-strip illustrations are hugely popular all over the world. She lives in London.
    6th November 2014

    Les Miserables

    A beautifully illustrated retelling of Victor Hugo's masterpiece.Marcia Williams retells one of the greatest novels of a... More

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    1st September 2006

    The Iliad and the Odyssey

    Thrilling comic-strip action, with monsters, mighty heroes and even mightier gods and goddesses. The Iliad ... More

    (2 reviews)
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    1st November 2012

    Greek Myths

    This book contains a collection of some of the best-known Greek myths, full of brave heroes, terrifying monsters, powerf... More

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    4th June 2015

    My Secret War Diary, by Flossie Albright

    A fascinating diary account of the Second World War, as seen through the eyes of a young girl. Flossie is just ... More

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    1st August 2006

    Three Cheers for Inventors!

    A tribute to 101 groundbreaking discoveries from some of the world's greatest - and not so great - inventors. D... More

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    1st May 2013

    The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India

    A treasure trove of Indian animal stories for children to enjoy again and again. These eight individual stories... More

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    1st August 2016

    The Tudors: Kings, Queens, Scribes and Ferrets!

    Marcia Williams brings the Tudor kings and queens to life in her trademark comic strip style. Join much-loved a... More

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    1st February 2008

    Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

    A selection of well-loved tales from Chaucer's literary masterpiece retold in humorous comic-strip style. Trave... More

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    1st March 2014

    Archie's War

    A funny and moving story of life during the First World War, told through the eyes of schoolboy Archie Albright. ... More

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    1st May 2012

    Ancient Egypt: Tales of Gods and Pharaohs

    Nine stories of Ancient Egypt, wittily retold in comic-strip style. Full of mystery and adventure, the stories ... More

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