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The Canterbury tales

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean; Geoffrey Chaucer; Victor G Ambrus; Rand McNally and Company.
Publisher: Chicago ; New York ; San Francisco : Rand McNally & Co., 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pilgrims en route to Canterbury England pass the time by telling one another stories.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geraldine McCaughrean; Geoffrey Chaucer; Victor G Ambrus; Rand McNally and Company.
ISBN: 0528826735 9780528826733
OCLC Number: 12833343
Description: 116 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The journey begins --
The knight's tale of Chivalry and rivalry --
The miller's story is A barrel of laughs --
The nun's priest (Brother John) describes The nightmare beast of the firebrand tail --
The Reeve insists on recounting A racket at the mill --
The scholar is persuaded to tell us The test of a good wife --
The wife of Bath tells us What women most desire --
The pardoner's gruesome tale, Death's murderers --
A gem of a poem called Sir Tapas written and recited by myself, Geoffrey Chaucer --
The franklin's romance, entitled Love on the rocks --
The magistrate's sad story of Snowy crow --
The canon's yeoman arrives and warns us of Fools gold --
Going to the devil as told by the Friar --
The merchant's tale of Old January and Young May --
Our journey ends in Canterbury.
Responsibility: Geraldine McCaughrean ; illustrated by Victor G. Ambrus.

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Pilgrims en route to Canterbury England pass the time by telling one another stories.

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