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The Canterbury tales

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean; Geoffrey Chaucer
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 1996.
Series: Puffin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A retelling of Geoffrey Chaucer's famous work in which a group of pilgrims in fourteenth-century England tell each other stories as they travel on a pilgrimage to the cathedral at Canterbury.
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Fiction
Juvenile works
Short stories
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer; Geoffrey Chaucer
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geraldine McCaughrean; Geoffrey Chaucer
ISBN: 9780140380538 0140380531
OCLC Number: 47244460
Notes: Originally copyrighted 1984.
Description: 113 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Puffin classics.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Chaucer ; retold by Geraldine McCaughrean.

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Presents a lively, humorous retelling for children of Geoffrey Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales".  Read more...

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"A delight . . . [Raffel's translation] provides more opportunities to savor the counterpoint of Chaucer's earthy humor against passages of piercingly beautiful lyric poetry."--Kirkus Read more...

 
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