Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

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Candlewick Press, 2007 - Children's stories, English. - 45 pages
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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Chaucer's Canterbury Tales is a graphic children novel retold and written by: Marcia Williams. It was published in 2008 by: Walker Childrens Paperbacks. Chaucer's Canterbury Tales is a collection of ... Read full review

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Chaucer's Canterbury Tales Marcia Williams This excellently illustrated graphic novel based on Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, a set of classic poetry folk tales written in Middle English. Williams ... Read full review

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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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