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Animal Farm
Animal Farm

Animal Farm

By George Orwell, Retold by Tony Evans, Illustrated by Angelo Ruta

9-12

Baker Street Readers

JUVENILE FICTION

64 Pages, 5.25 x 8

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $10.99 (CA $14.99) (US $10.99)

Publication Date: August 2021

ISBN 9781912464463

Rights: US & CA

Baker Street Press (Aug 2021)

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: August 2021
 

Overview

All the animals were looking forward to the new, happy lives they would lead when Mr Jones's rule over them came to an end. When the animals get rid of Mr. Jones and take over the farm, they are excited by their new freedom. But can they run the farm with tools that are designed for humans? Will they be able to harvest the food that they need for the winter? The farmers decide to band together to win back the farm for Mr. Jones. Will the animals be able to fight them off? Can life on Animal Farm be as wonderful as they had all hoped for – or will new dangers threaten their happiness?Help new readers wave goodbye to their misconceptions of great literature being dry tales in dusty old tomes by introducing our vivid and witty covers and bright illustrations accompanying the lively and accessible retold text. The world's greatest classic stories come to life in these expert retellings. Baker Street Readers give an enchanting taste of the original tales, quoting best-known lines and most memorable moments, all supported with wonderfully witty (and sometimes scary!) illustrations .An introductory "cast of characters" list and an appendix with points for further discovery assist readers of any age to explore these timeless stories from around the world.

Author Biography

Eric Arthur Blair (George Orwell) was an English writer. His work is characterized by lucid prose, biting social criticism, opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism. He is best-known for his dystopian social-commentary novel 1984 and his allegorical fairytale Animal Farm.