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The iron giant

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When a towering giant made of iron appears out of nowhere, young Hogarth sees him not as a monster, but a friend. The townspeople are terrified of the giant and devise a plan to bring him down. But Hogarth believes in his friend, and rescues him when no one else will. Together, they teach the people of the village and beyond to conquer their fears, for beneath the giant's rough armor there beats a mighty heart. The late Ted Hughes, former poet laureate of England, wrote this modern fairy tale in 1968 (which went on to inspire the popular 1999 Warner Brothers animated feature). This illustrated edition, featuring the complete text, special effects such as foldouts and die-cuts, and striking full-color artwork on every page, offers the perfect family read-aloud. From the Hardcover edition.
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auth_author2 Carlin, Laura., Hughes, Ted, 1930-1998.
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display_description "A strange creature stalks the land, eating barbed wire and devouring tractors and plows. The farmers are mystified--and afraid. And then they glimpse him in the night: the Iron Giant, taller than a house, with glowing headlight eyes and an insatiable taste for metal. The hungry giant must be stopped at any cost. Only a young boy named Hogarth is brave enough to befriend the Iron Giant and lead him to a safe home. And only Hogarth knows where to turn when the earth needs a hero--a giant hero--as never before."--Dust jacket flap.
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subject_facet Heroes -- Juvenile fiction, Peace -- Juvenile fiction, Robots -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The iron giant
title_full The Iron Giant, The iron giant / written by Ted Hughes ; illustrated by Laura Carlin
title_short The iron giant
topic_facet Heroes, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Peace, Robots, Science Fiction