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Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

Marcia Williams Marcia Williams Marcia Williams

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Walker Books
01 February 2008
A selection of well-loved tales from Chaucer's literary masterpiece retold in humorous comic-strip style.

Travel back to Medieval England and join Chaucer and his band of Canterbury pilgrims in this wonderful introduction to one of Britain's greatest literary legacies. These nine well-loved tales, from a host of colourful characters - the Knight, the Miller, the Reeve, the Wife of Bath, the Summoner, the Clerk, the Franklin, the Pardoner and the Nun's Priest - are brought to life with Marcia Williams' trademark witty, comic-strip art, allowing this classic text to be enjoyed by all ages.
By:   Marcia Williams
Illustrated by:   Marcia Williams, Marcia Williams
Imprint:   Walker Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 316mm,  Width: 254mm,  Spine: 4mm
Weight:   290g
ISBN:   9781406305623
ISBN 10:   1406305626
Pages:   48
Publication Date:   01 February 2008
Recommended Age:   From 7
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  7-9 years ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Marcia Williams has illustrated and retold many literary classics for children with her distinctive cartoon-strip style. Among her highly acclaimed titles are Greek Myths (9781406303476), Mr William Shakespeare's Plays (9780744569469), God and His Creations: Tales from the Old Testament (9781844285280) and Charles Dickens and Friends (9780744598384). Marcia lives in London.

Reviews for Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

Williams is one of our very best retellers of the classics. The Independent on Sunday

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