Edward Eager Tales of Magic Boxed Set

ISBN 13: 9780152025465

Tales of Magic Boxed Set

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9780152025465: Tales of Magic Boxed Set

Just in time for the holiday season, four classic Edward Eager Tales of Magic in one affordable package.
Ever since Half Magic first hit bookshelves in 1954, Edward Eager's Tales of Magic have been favorites with readers of all ages. Now his four most popular stories--Half Magic, Knight's Castle, Magic by the Lake, and The Time Garden--are available in one handsome package. Perfect for gift-giving or for introducing eager new readers to a whole world of wit and magic, these four books should brighten every child's library!

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Magic abounds in Edward Eager's world. Whether his young heroes and heroines are awash in a lake full of magic, making double wishes on a half-magic coin, cavorting with Robin Hood and Ivanhoe, or "thyme" traveling, the adventures simply never stop. Eager's ability to mingle reality with fantasy, his delectable wordplay, and light, witty touch make all four of these adventures pure delight. With perfect new cover art by Quentin Blake, as well as the original interior drawings by N.M. Bodecker, this collection of paperbacks--including Half Magic, Knight's Castle, Magic by the Lake, and The Time Garden--deserves an exalted place on every bookshelf of classics. (Ages 8 to 12) --Emilie Coulter

About the Author:

Edward Eager (1911-1964) worked primarily as a playwright and lyricist. It wasn't until 1951, while searching for books to read to his young son, that he began writing children's stories.

Quentin Blake is the internationally acclaimed illustrator of more than two hundred award-winning books, including several classics by Roald Dahl. He lives in London.

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