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Canterbury tales

Author: Barbara Cohen; Trina Schart Hyman; Geoffrey Chaucer
Publisher: New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Several of the popular stories are retold with handsome illustrations by Trina Schart Hyman. Beautiful edition of selected stories including: The Pardoner's Tale and The Wife of Bath's Tale. In 1386, Chaucer recorded, or created, the stories spun by 30 pilgrims traveling from London to Canterbury. Cohen and Hyman have responded to Chaucer's masterpiece with lively prose and unforgettable pictures that evoke the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories, English
Adaptations
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Cohen; Trina Schart Hyman; Geoffrey Chaucer
ISBN: 0688062024 9780688062026 0688062016 9780688062019
OCLC Number: 14213955
Description: 87 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The nun's priest's tale --
The pardoner's tale --
The wife of Bath's tale --
The franklin's tale.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Chaucer ; selected, translated, and adapted by Barbara Cohen ; illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman.
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Several of the popular stories are retold with handsome illustrations by Trina Schart Hyman. Beautiful edition of selected stories including: The Pardoner's Tale and The Wife of Bath's Tale. In 1386, Chaucer recorded, or created, the stories spun by 30 pilgrims traveling from London to Canterbury. Cohen and Hyman have responded to Chaucer's masterpiece with lively prose and unforgettable pictures that evoke the colorful world of 14th-century England. Full color.

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