Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe

by Rush Mayer, John Rush, Marianna Mayer
     
 

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At the dawn of the Middle Ages, a gripping tale of chivalry and suspense emerges. Two distinguished knights — one Saxon, one Norman — have returned from the Crusades. Though they fought on the same side, they now have a score to settle. What begins as a joust between two rivals quickly escalates into clanwide mayhem and a fast-paced series of battles for… See more details below

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At the dawn of the Middle Ages, a gripping tale of chivalry and suspense emerges. Two distinguished knights — one Saxon, one Norman — have returned from the Crusades. Though they fought on the same side, they now have a score to settle. What begins as a joust between two rivals quickly escalates into clanwide mayhem and a fast-paced series of battles for revenge, honor, and love.Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe was one of the first great historical novels of western literature. At last, this extraordinary work has been brought to life as a lavishly illustrated storybook. Marianna Mayer's inspired adaptation combined with magnificent oil paintings by John Rush create an essential introduction to the classic. This exquisitely designed page-turning volume is perfect for anyone with a passion for adventure.

Author Biography: Marianna Mayer has written many distinguished books for children, including The Twelve Dancing Princesses, The Unicorn and the Lake, and Young Jesus of Nazareth. She lives in Connecticut. John Rush is an award-winning artist whose work has appeared in galleries, on book covers, and in major magazines. He lives in Illinois.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587172496
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.25(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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