Saint George and the Dragon

[Epub] Saint George and the Dragon  By Margaret Hodges – Lovelylingeriecompany.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 32 pages
  • Saint George and the Dragon
  • Margaret Hodges
  • English
  • 09 February 2017
  • 0316367958

About the Author: Margaret Hodges

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Saint George and the Dragon book, this is one of the most wanted Margaret Hodges author readers around the world.


Saint George and the Dragon This Special New Paperback Edition Of St George And The Dragon Commemorates The 25th Anniversary Of The Caldecott Award Winning Picture Book Hodges Retells An Exciting Segment From Spenser S The Faerie Queene, In Which The Red Cross Knight Slays A Dreadful Dragon That Has Been Terrorizing The Countryside For Years, Bringing Peace And Joy Back To The Land Featuring A Fresh New Cover Design With Artwork That Highlights The Dragon Adventure Within And Distinctive Embossed Gold Caldecott Award Sticker, This Is The Perfect Way To Introduce The Classic Tale To A Whole New Generation Of Readers.

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10 thoughts on “Saint George and the Dragon

  1. Manybooks says:

    With absolutely gorgeous accompanying illustrations by Trina Schart Hyman detailed to such an extent that they tell the story of the Red Cross Knight s fight with the fearsome dragon as vividly and as intensely as Margaret Hodges narrative does , Saint George and the Dragon is basically the legend of S...

  2. Marquise says:

    Another lovely book for my art collection, this one with a tale of dragonslaying, chivalric adventure, true knights, epic duels, and the gorgeous art of Trina Schart Hyman What other reasons would I need to give this the highest rating The art alone is worth it

  3. Kalaam Juarez says:

    This book is a really good adventure story, and it had great details.

  4. Aaron says:

    I like when he fights the dragon.

  5. Set says:

    This is an old folk tale about the legend of Saint George and how he became the patron saint of England based on the Sir Edmund Spenser s Renaissance The Faerie Queene The illustrations are absolutely gorgeous I love medieval art The only thing that was a bit off was the drawings painting of the angels because they are all depicted as female and it is not Biblical considering that all the angels were created male and the first female came from the garden of Eden I loved the metaphorical dep This is an old folk tale about the legend of Saint George and how he became the patron saint of England based on the Sir Edmund Spenser s Renaissance The Faerie Queene The illustrations ar...

  6. Shanna Gonzalez says:

    In this retelling of a segment from Spenser s Faerie Queen, Saint George, the Red Cross Knight, is guided by the lady Una to her parents realm, where in a mighty battle he slays a dragon who has terrorized the land After thus proving himself, he and Una are married.Hodges prose distills much action and color into a fairly brief text, sprinkled with quotes from the original work The adaptation retains a courtly eloquence but should be easily understood by older readers For younger listeners In this retelling of a segment from Spenser s Faerie Queen, Saint George, the Red Cross Knight, is guided by the lady Una to her parents realm, where in a mighty battle he slays a dragon who has terrorized the land After thus proving himself, he and Una are married.Hodges prose distills much action and color into a fairly brief text, sprinkled with quotes from the original work The adaptation retains a courtly eloquence but should be easily understood by older readers For younger listeners it will still be challenging, and it may be best to begin with a paraphrase of the story events, leaving time for questions, and gradually introduce the full text of the story with successive readings Hyman s mesmerizing illustrations, augmented by lavish and intricate borders, make this book excellent for this kind of exercise, because the pictures do most of the work in capturing a child s imagination This story of heroism and love is wonderful in its own right,...

  7. Heidi-Marie says:

    Meh The illustrations are pretty have that old feel to them But the story dragged for a picture book Too much text Too much description This is what one would get if I wrote a picture book And that s not a very good thing I had hoped I d see glimpses of the legend I saw portrayed in Lark Rise But no And what was up with the pretty castle in the middle Or the hermit knowing an unknown identity I suppose legends often don t make sense But if you re going to write or re tell a legend Meh The illustrations are pretty have that old feel to them But the story dragged for a picture book Too much text Too much description This is what one would get if I wrote a picture book And that s not a very good thing I had hoped I d see glimpses of the legend I saw portrayed in Lark Rise But no And what was up with the pretty castle in the middle Or the hermit knowing an unknown identity I suppose legends often don t make sense But if you re going to write or re ...

  8. Book Concierge says:

    Illustrated by Trina Schart HymanThis is a retelling from Edmund Spenser s Faerie Queene, which recounts the legend of Saint George who slew the dragon which was terrorizing the country It s a wonderful tale of courage, dedication, and perseverance George is pure of heart, generous of spirit, and brave beyond measure A lovely fable.Trina Schart Hyman was awarded the Caldecott Medal for excellence in illustration Her paintings are rich and vibrant, and full of small details that support the s Illustrated by Trina Schart HymanThis is a retelling from Edmund Spenser s Faerie Queene, which recounts the legend of Saint George who slew the dragon which was terrorizing the country It s a wonderful tale of courage, dedication, and perseverance George is pure of heart, generous of spirit, and brave beyond measure A lovely fable.Trina Schart Hyman was awarded ...

  9. Jeremy says:

    Can t do much better than a story about a hero who conquers a dragon That s the biblical narrative, after all Kill the dragon, get the girl Red Cross Knight, with his shield bearing the red cross of St George, is revealed to...

  10. Karen says:

    The artwork in this little paperback book is so astonishingly lovely and vivid, I somehow ended up with two copies of this book I m not complaining I will just share one copy The text itself retells Spenser s The Faerie Queene, so that, with...