When Joan of Are was thirteen she began to hear heavenly voices saying that God had chosen her to deliver Orleans from the English. This is just the beginning of one of the most powerful stories of courage, triumph and tradgedy in the history of France. In this memorable retelling, Josephine Poole's evocative and meticulously researched text is complemented by Angela Barrett's breathtaking illustrations to create a work that is as inspirational as the story itself.
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Joan of Arc's extraordionary crusade is retold in this illustrated picture book.Review:
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.(Age 7 and over) -- Philippa Reece
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Book Description 1999-09-02., 1999. Book Condition: New. Red Fox. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 32pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1753882
Book Description Red Fox, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110099553619