Saint George and the dragon A golden legend

Margaret Hodges, 1911-2005

Book - 1984

Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land.

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Subjects
Genres
Picture books
Published
Boston : Little, Brown c1984.
Language
English
Physical Description
32 p. : col. ill
ISBN
0316367893
0833561138
Main Author
Margaret Hodges, 1911-2005 (-)
Other Authors
Trina Schart Hyman (illustrator)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Villagers watch in awe as Saint George fights his triumphant battle against the horrific dragon

Review by Publisher Summary 3

A Caldecott Medal-winning tale of bravery, perseverance, and peace.Saint George and the Dragon retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings joy to the land.This beautifully illustrated story is a lovely addition to any collection of fairytales or folk lore.