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Neil Packer

  • 5 stars across 8 books
    Neil Packer has illustrated many adult and children's titles, including The Name of the Rose, One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Iliad and The Odyssey and has worked on numerous titles forthe Folio Society. His work has been exhibited in the British Museum, the British Library and the Royal Academy. He has also been longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie medal.
    4th October 2018

    The Silk Roads: A New History of the World - Illustrated Edition

    Set your sails east with this stunningly original new history of the world. Peter Frankopan, number one bestselling auth... More

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    1st November 2018

    The Iliad

    Gillian Cross's brilliant retelling and Neil Packer's glorious illustrations bring to life Homer's Iliad , one of... More

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    14th June 2012

    Odyssey

    During his eventful journey Odysseus comes across all sorts of monsters and mythical creatures, and loses his ships and ... More

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    1st October 2015

    The Iliad

    Gillian Cross's brilliant retelling and Neil Packer's glorious illustrations bring to life Homer's Iliad, one of the gre... More

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    1st August 2012

    The Odyssey

    A magnificent retelling of Homer's epic story, illustrated with lavish full colour pictures and exquisite black and whit... More

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    4th August 2016

    My Name Is Book

    "My name is Book and I'll tell you the story of my life." Non-fiction like you've never read it before! Quirky ... More

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    5th April 2018

    Homer's Iliad and Odyssey: Two of the Greatest Stories Ever Told

    Gillian Cross's brilliant retellings and Neil Packer's clever illustrations bring to life Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, two... More

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    1st October 2020

    One of a Kind: A Story About Sorting and Classifying

    From the bestselling illustrator Peter Frankopan's The Silk Roads comes a witty, magnificently-produced book, pl... More

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      The Iliad

      by MrsP512

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      The Silk Roads: A New History of the World - Illustrated Edition

      by Gaby

      Beautiful illustrated book with colourful pictures and fabulous explanations of the famous Silk Road. A great safe keep book for parents and children...

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