The Iron Man


A clanking iron giant topples from a cliff and lies smashed on the rocks below. Then his various parts begin to stir and reach out for one another. The Iron Man is ready to walk again, and he is very hungry.

ISBN: 9780571226122 Author: Hughes, Ted Publisher: FABER & FABER Publication Date: 3rd March 2005 Imprint: Faber & Faber Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.914 (edition:22) Pages: 63 Language: English Edition: New Edition Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subject:

A beautiful new edition of The Iron Man, the bestselling classic by Ted Hughes.

The Iron Man came to the top of the cliff.
Where had he come from? Nobody knows.
How was he made? Nobody knows.

Mankind must put a stop to the dreadful destruction by the Iron Man and set a trap for him, but he cannot be kept down. Then, when a terrible monster from outer space threatens to lay waste to the planet, it is the Iron Man who finds a way to save the world.

‘Gripping . . a classic.’ Phillip Pullman
‘A visionary tale.’ Michael Morpurgo
‘One of the greatest of modern fairy tales.’ Observer

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