Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers (August 6, 2007)
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whilst sleep used to be at its inner most, evening at its blackest, up from the mist-filled marsh got here Grendel stalking . . .Thus starts off the conflict among strong and evil, for mendacity in wait and concerned to problem the ogre Grendel is a tender guy, strong-willed and fire-hearted. This guy is Beowulf, whose heroic dragon-slaying deeds have been sung within the courts of Anglo-Saxon England greater than 1000 years ago.Award-winning writer and illustrator James Rumford forges his personal account of Beowulf with the few Anglo-Saxon phrases nonetheless found in our language. those ironstrong historic phrases bear in mind the arrogance of the unique poem and, including Rumford’s pen-and-ink illustrations, they model an unforgettable tale of a hero who by no means gave up—no topic how tricky the struggle—no subject how deep and darkish the evening.