Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

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Candlewick Press, Jan 9, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 45 pages
20 Reviews
Marcia Williams retells nine favorite Chaucerian tales in her witty, engaging comic-strip style.

Step back into the Middle Ages for a boisterous, bawdy storytelling session led by the one and only Chaucer. Marcia Williams uses her signature comic-strip format to animate nine Canterbury classics, including "The Clerk's Tale," "The Miller's Tale," and "The Wife of Bath's Tale." Interspersed with her lively narrative and running side-commentary are bits of dialogue from the original Medieval English text, bringing the essence of Chaucer's colorful humor to modern readers in an engaging way.

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Review: Chancer's Canterbury Tales Retold And Illustrated by Marcia Williams

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

A great retelling of a handful of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, with comic-strip style pictures to help show what's happening, and modern language to explain the story. Also, bits of the original text in the cartoon. Read full review

Review: Chancer's Canterbury Tales Retold And Illustrated by Marcia Williams

User Review  - Kathleen Burket - Goodreads

Enjoyed this delightful young adult graphic novel version of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (2007)

Marcia Williams's retellings of classics for children include CHARLES DICKENS AND FRIENDS, GOD AND HIS CREATIONS, and TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE. She lives in London.

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