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How the Whale Became and Other Stories

Hughes, Ted

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ISBN 10: 0571202004 / ISBN 13: 9780571202003
Editorial: Faber Children's Books, London, 2000
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: C P Books Limited (Oxted, Reino Unido)

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Small defect on fpd matched on fep as though they had been stuck in one small patch. DJ edges and corners lightly bumped and rubbed. ; Large label on verso of half title signed by illustrator with a small original drawing. ; Full page full colour paintings; 12.05 x 8.65 x 0.65"; 96 pages; Signed by Illustrator. N° de ref. de la librería 17117

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Título: How the Whale Became and Other Stories

Editorial: Faber Children's Books, London

Año de publicación: 2000

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ilustrador: Illustrated by Jackie Morris

Condición del libro:Very Good

Edición: First Illustrated Edition.

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Sinopsis:

First published 25 years ago, this book by the Poet Laureate is now regarded as a classic of its kind. It includes 11 stories of what happened to a number of animals, including the owl, whale, polar bear, and the donkey who wanted to be a lionocerangoutangading.

About the Author:

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 Open Exhibition to Pembroke College, Cambridge. Before going there, he served two years National Service in the Royal Air Force. Between leaving Cambridge and becoming a teacher, he worked at various jobs, finally as a script-reader for Rank at their Pinewood Studios.In 1956 Hughes married the American poet Sylvia Plath, who died in 1963, and they had two children. He remarried in 1970. He was awarded the OBE in 1977, created Poet Laureate in December 1984 and appointed to the Order of Merit in 1998. He died in October 1998.Ted Hughes's first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published by Fabe

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