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The Iron Man - Ted Hughes
The Iron Man
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780571141494 (0571141498)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
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Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus rated it
4.0 A favorite, and a reread!
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...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
5.0 Quick review: The Iron Giant
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...
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it
4.0 Mechanical ballad
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...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
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
Meof50days rated it
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...
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