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Rats' Tales

Rats' Tales
 

Brings together a dark and magical cycle of folk tales from around the world. This book celebrates the power of storytelling and will be published to coincide with the premiere at Manchester Royal Exchange in November 2012.

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ISBN 9780571299041
Barcode 9780571299041
Published 1 December 2012 by Faber and Faber
Format Paperback, Main
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Author(s) By Duffy, Carol Ann
Adapted by Still, Melly
Availability Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780571299041
ISBN-10 0571299040
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Faber and Faber
Imprint Faber & Faber
Publication Date 1 December 2012
International Publication Date 6 December 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Main
Edition Main
Author(s) By Duffy, Carol Ann
Adapted by Still, Melly
Category Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
English Literature: Collections & Anthologies Of Various Literary Forms
Collections & Anthologies Of Various Literary Forms
Fiction
Myth & Legend
Number of Pages 112
Dimensions Width: 126mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 9mm
Weight 110g
Interest Age 0-0 years
Reading Age 0-0 years
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade;Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 398.2
Catalogue Code 295743

Description of this Book

Rat's Tales brings together a hugely entertaining, dark and magical cycle of folk tales from around the world. The volume contains two texts for each story: Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy's wonderful prose and Melly Still's lively dramatization. Rat's Tales celebrates the power of storytelling and will be published to coincide with the premiere at Manchester Royal Exchange in November 2012. On Beasts and Beauties , on which Carol Ann Duffy and Melly Still also collaborated: The first night audience did not exit from the theatre, they hover-crafted out of it on a balloon of bliss . ( Independent ).

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Author's Bio

Carol Ann Duffy was born in Glasgow and grew up in Stafford. She won the 1993 Whitbread Award for Poetry and the Forward Prize for best collection for Mean Time. The World's Wife received the E. M. Forster Award in America, while Rapture won the T. S. Eliot Prize 2005. She is currently Professor of Contemporary Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her most recent volumes are New and Collected Poems for Children (2009) and The Bees (2011), which won the Costa Poetry Award. She is Poet Laureate.

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