Blodin The Beast

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Pan Macmillan Limited, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 24 pages
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Blodin the beast stalks the land, breathing fire and reducing villages to ruins. Who or what can end his tyranny? Only wise old Shanga, weaving his strange carpet, knows how to destroy the monster, but he is too old to cross the mountains that never end.

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British author Michael Morpurgo was born in St. Albans, Hertforshire in 1943. He attended the University of London and studied English and French. He became a primary school teacher in Kent for about ten years. He and his wife Clare started a charity called Farms for City Children. They currently own three farms where over 2000 children a year stay for a week and experience the countryside by taking part in purposeful farmwork. He has published over 100 books and several screenplays. He won the 1995 Whitbread Children's Book Award for The Wreck of the Zanzibar, the 1996 Nestle Smarties Book Prize for The Butterfly Lion, and the 2000 Children's Book Award for Kensuke's Kingdom. Private Peaceful won the 2005 Red House Children's Book Award and the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award. Five of his books have been made into movies and two have been adapted for television. He was named as the third Children's Laureate in May 2003. He currently lives in Devon.

Christina Balit has received widespread acclaim for her children's book illustrations. Her childhood in the Middle East influenced many of the Biblical landscapes found in this book. She now lives in the UK.

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