A Pilgrim's Progress
By Geraldine McCaughrean
Illustrated by Jason Cockroft
Winner of the Blue Peter Book Awards, this is a briliant re-telling of John Bunyans classic adventure story. Luxurious illustrations by Jason Cockcroft perfectly enhance McCaughrean's swashbuckling prose.
'I had a dream last night... large enough to fill the rest of my life.' This retelling of John Bunyan's classic story is filled with drama, excitement and adventure. On his journey of a life-time to the City of Gold, Christian meets an extraordinary cast of characters, such as the terrible Giant Despair and the monster Apollyon. Together with Hopeful, his steadfast companion, he survives the snipers and mantraps, the Great Bog, Vanity Fair, Lucre Hill and Castle Doubting. But will he find the courage to cross the final river to the City of Gold and his salvation?
Author: Geraldine McCaugrean is an established author for all age groups. Geraldine has been awarded many prizes for her writing, including the Whitbread Children's Book Award, the Library Association Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Award and the Blue Peter Book Award. Geraldine has also published a number of retellings of traditional stories. Geraldine has a young daughter. A Pilgrim's Progress is the Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award.
Illustrator: Jason Cockcroft is a talented illustrator of children's books. He has collaborated with many established authors such as Helen Cresswell and Geraldine McCaughrean, illustrating Sophie and the Seawolf and Never Let Go respectively.
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- Publication date:
19 Apr 2001
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Hodder Children's Books