The Iron Man: A Story in Five Nights (Faber Children's Clasics)
The five bestselling children's titles in Faber's history, published in recognition of 75 years of children's publishing. The "Faber Children's Classics" series is now well established as a way of collecting some of the best children's writing of the last century, all five of these special... show more
The five bestselling children's titles in Faber's history, published in recognition of 75 years of children's publishing. The "Faber Children's Classics" series is now well established as a way of collecting some of the best children's writing of the last century, all five of these special editions being excellent examples.
Publish date: April 9th 2001
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
Although I apparently read this pre-BL. This is cute, and charming, and while, yes, there are moments where I just hate humanity in general, they redeem themselves in the end. I also managed to forget just how trippy this book was. And hoo-boy, does it get weird in the end. It manages to do s...
One of my favorite animated films is The Iron Giant so when I discovered that it was based off of a book by the same name...well I had to read it didn't I? Ted Hughes, late poet laureate, created something truly special with this book. It's incredibly short (79 pages to be exact) but so much is cram...
A giant of iron climbs from the sea starving for metal and makes his sinister way across the British countryside eating up barbed wire. Due to the boundless empathy and keen intelligence of a young boy, this unlikely hero is destined to save the world from a more sinister visitor. This poetic fair...
Listening to the mp3 file.Iron Man versus Space Bat Angel Dragon. Hogarth is a little boy who makes friends with the Iron Man and helps him save the world. It is set in Australia and other parts of the planet Earth. This would have been a 5* read for me at age 8
I bought this book based purely on how much I loved Brad Bird's movie adaptation, The Iron Giant. And I think the excellence of the film completely overshadowed this book in my readings.Hughes has a simple, lyrical style that works for younger readers. And he divides the chapters into episodes to ma...