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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

(2011)
A Picture Book by

 
 
The classic tale takes on modern themes in a retelling by master storyteller Michael Morpurgo, aided by Emma Chichester Clark's bright illustrations.

In the town of Hamelin, the rich folk live high off the hog, while the poor and sick must scavenge in the trash that's left behind. And that trash keeps building up and up until a horde of rats overruns the town. In this lively retelling, a spunky street kid narrates the age-old tale of a piper who offers to rid a town of its rats for a single gold coin, then lures away the town's children when the greedy mayor reneges on the deal. With a nod to contemporary social and environmental themes, former British Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo and illustrator Emma Chichester Clark team up to charm readers with a compelling - and ultimately hopeful - new take on a timeless story.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Used availability for Michael Morpurgo's The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Hardback Editions

2001 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Author(s): Sir Michael Morpurgo
ISBN: 1-4063-6835-0 / 978-1-4063-6835-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker Books
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October 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Author(s): Michael Morpurgo
ISBN: 0-7636-4824-8 / 978-0-7636-4824-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
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October 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Pied Piper of Hamelin (Illustrated Classics)
Author(s): Sir Michael Morpurgo
ISBN: 1-4063-1511-7 / 978-1-4063-1511-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker Books
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Paperback Editions

August 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Author(s): Sir Michael Morpurgo
ISBN: 1-4063-6900-4 / 978-1-4063-6900-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker Books
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September 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Pied Piper of Hamelin (Illustrated Classics)
Author(s): Sir Michael Morpurgo
ISBN: 1-4063-4519-9 / 978-1-4063-4519-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker Books
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January 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pied Piper Of Hamelin
Author(s): Morpurgo/Clark
ISBN: 1-4063-4688-8 / 978-1-4063-4688-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker
Availability: Amazon UK