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The Pied Piper of Hamelin / by Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.

By: Morpurgo, Michael.
Contributor(s): Chichester-Clark, Emma.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Walker, 2011Description: 1 v. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781406315110 (hbk.).Subject(s): Rats -- Juvenile fiction | Pied Piper of Hamelin (Legendary character) -- Juvenile fiction | Pied Piper of Hamelin (Tale) -- Juvenile fiction | Premiers' Reading Challenge : P-2 | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 3-4DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: In the town of Hamelin, the rich and greedy live like kings and queens while the poor and sick scavenge rubbish tips for scraps. A lame orphan boy tells the classic tale of how a plague of rats take over the town and how a fantastic piper offers to rid Hamelin of its rats for a single gold coin, then lures away the town's children when the greedy mayor breaks his word. Masterfully weaving contemporary social and environmental themes into a gripping tale, and celebrating it with breath taking illustrations, former British Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo and illustrator Emma Chichester Clark team up to create a compelling new take on this timeless story.
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Junior Deer Park Library
Junior Fiction J MORP Available I7963584
Junior Sunshine Library (DIY)
Junior Fiction J MORP Available I7963623
Junior Sydenham Library (DIY)
Junior Fiction J MORP Available I7963592
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In the town of Hamelin, the rich and greedy live like kings and queens while the poor and sick scavenge rubbish tips for scraps. A lame orphan boy tells the classic tale of how a plague of rats take over the town and how a fantastic piper offers to rid Hamelin of its rats for a single gold coin, then lures away the town's children when the greedy mayor breaks his word. Masterfully weaving contemporary social and environmental themes into a gripping tale, and celebrating it with breath taking illustrations, former British Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo and illustrator Emma Chichester Clark team up to create a compelling new take on this timeless story.

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