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The Legend of Gilgamesh

The Legend of Gilgamesh( )
Author: McCaughrean, Geraldine
Illustrator: McCaughrean, Ian
Series title:Oxford Reading Tree Treetops Myths and Legends Ser.
ISBN:978-0-19-844643-9
Publication Date:Jan 2014
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $17.95
Book Description:

The Legend of Gilgamesh is a retelling of the oldest recorded story in the world. The cruel King Gilgamesh forms an unlikely friendship with a wild man, Enkidu. Together they plan to battle fearsome monsters. Can they succeed and live to tell the tale?TreeTops Myths and Legends are a fascinating selection of the best traditional stories.

Book Details
Pages:128
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Readers / Intermediate
Juvenile Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.8 x 0.9 cm
Book Weight:0.18 Kilograms
Author Biography
McCaughrean, Geraldine (Author)
Geraldine McCaughrean was born in Enfield, England on June 6, 1951. She was educated at Christ Church College, Canterbury. She has written more than 160 books and plays for children and adults.

Her writing career includes the retelling of such classics as One Thousand and One Arabian Nights, The Canterbury Tales, and The Bronze Cauldron: Myths and Legends of the World, which is a collection of stories from all over the world. She has received numerous awards including three Whitbread Children's Book Awards for A Little Lower Than the Angels, Gold Dust, and Not the End of the World. She also received the Guardian Prize and Carnegie Medal for A Pack of Lies, the Beefeater Children's Novel Award for Gold Dawn, the Michael L. Printz Award for The White Darkness, and the 2018 Carnegie Medal for children's and YA books for her middle-grade novel Where the World Ends.

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