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Monster Slayer by Brian Patten, Chris Riddell (half class set, 15 books)

£84 Save £20.85

The monster Grendel has awoken and the townspeople are terrified. Even the King has abandoned his great Hall. Hero after hero comes to slay the monster, but no one can outwit Grendel. Only Beowulf has a chance. But when Beowulf finally triumphs, an even greater horror awakens. Grendel's mother, the Hag, wants revenge on the slayer of her son.

  • evocative retelling by poet Brain Patten
  • stunning illustrations by Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell
  • dyslexia friendly features (not only for dyslexic readers)
  • could be compared with Michael Morpurgo, Rosemary Sutcliff or Kevin-Crossley-Holland versions of the story
  • 96 pages (generous layout)
  • This book is included in Just Imagine's Take One Book book based planning tool, launching September 2019.

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