The award-winning illustrated edition of Ted Hughes' classic tale in paperback.Part modern fairy tale, part science fiction myth, The Iron Man describes the unexpected arrival in England of a mysterious giant "metal man" who wreaks havoc on the countryside by attacking the neighbouring farms and eating all their machinery. A young boy called Hogarth befriends him and Hogarth and the extraordinary being end up defending and saving the earth when it is attacked by a fearsome "space-bat-angel-dragon" from outer space.
- colour illustration
- 104 pages
- dealing with the unknown, war and peace, conflict resolution, hope
- This book is included in Just Imagine's Take One Book book based planning tool, launching September 2019.
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