One summer dau, when Joan was alone in the garden, the air around her turned very clear and bright-much brighter than the sun could make it. While she was wondering what could be happening, she heard voices. Josephine Poole`s storytelling powers are at their height as she brings to life this most enigmatic of heroines, capturing Joan`s courage and humanity, and vividly evoking the drama, triumph and ultimate tragedy of her crusade. Accessible, meticously researched and above all, told in simple, evocative language this examplary text will enthral children everywhere. Angela Barrett`s Joan is both powerful and feminine; fervent but human. From the poetry of a simple girl empowered by her beliefs to the drama of sweeping battle scenes and the majesty of the coronation, Angela Barrett has interpreted this text with extraordinary vision to create a truely inspirational work that is sure to become a classic.
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Josephine Poole brings to life this most enigmatic of heroines, capturing Joan's courage and humanity as well as evoking the drama, triumph and ultimate tragedy of her crusade. Accessible and meticulously researched, this difficult story is told in simple, evocative language which will captivate and inform young children. Angela Barrett's illustrations perfectly complement the text, producing an extraordinary interpretation which increases the grandeur and drama of this amazing true story. Together the text and illustrations tell a complicated and difficult story at a level that can be understood and enjoyed by young children everywhere. -- Philippa ReeceBook Description:
Joan of arc is a tour de France from a remarkable team, who first came together for the acclaimed Snow White published in 1993.
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Book Description Knopf, 1998, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0091767547