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Beowulf
By Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Candlewick Pr
Publication date February 10, 2015
Pages 140
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780763672973
ISBN-10 0763672971
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.28 lbs.
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: "Matching the heroic tone of the narrative is Foreman’s elegant watercolor art, which portrays dim, torch-lit medieval settings and epic battles." — BOOKLIST

Long ago there was a Scandinavian warrior who fought three evils so powerful they could destroy whole kingdoms. Standing head and shoulders above his comrades, Beowulf single-handedly saves the land of the Danes from a merciless ogre named Grendel and then from his sea-hag mother. But it is his third terrible battle, with the death-dragon of the deep, in which he truly meets his match. Lovers of heroes, monsters, and the drama of battle will find this retelling as enthralling as it is tragic.

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Hardcover
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from Candlewick Pr (October 10, 2006)
9780763632069 | details & prices | 90 pages | 7.75 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 1.10 lbs | List price $17.99
About: A retelling in prose of the Anglo-Saxon epic about the heroic efforts of Beowulf, son of Edgetheow, to save the people of Heorot hall from the terrible monster, Grendel.
Paperback
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With Michael Morpurgo | Reprint edition from Candlewick Pr (February 10, 2015)
9780763672973 | details & prices | 140 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 0.28 lbs | List price $6.99
About: "Matching the heroic tone of the narrative is Foreman’s elegant watercolor art, which portrays dim, torch-lit medieval settings and epic battles.

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