The Iron Man: A Story in Five Nights

TitleThe Iron Man: A Story in Five Nights
Year for Search1968
AuthorsHughes, Ted [Edward James](1930-98)
Date Published1968
PublisherFaber and Faber
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Book written for children in which a giant made of iron defeats a space monster, who then circles the Earth singing. The experience unifies the world and brings peace. See also 1993 Hughes. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. without the subtitle illus. by George Adamson. London: Faber and Faber, 1971; and illus. by Andrew Davidson. London: Faber and Faber, 1985. Rpt. as The Iron Giant: A Story in Five Nights. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. Another U. S. ed. as The Iron Giant: A Story in Five Nights. Illus. Dirk Zimmer (1943-2008). New York: Harper & Row, 1988

Info Notes

A 1999 animated film was produced as The Iron Giant directed by Brad [Philip Bradley] Bird (b. 1957) with a screenplay by Tim McCanlies (b. 1953) and Karey Kirkpatrick (b. 1964).

Illustration

Illus. George Adamson

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(1930-98)

Full Text

1968 Hughes, [Edward James] Ted  (1930-98). The Iron Man: A Story in Five Nights. Illus. George Adamson. London: Faber and Faber. Rpt. without the subtitle illus. by George Adamson. London: Faber and Faber, 1971; and illus. by Andrew Davidson. London: Faber and Faber, 1985. Rpt. as The Iron Giant: A Story in Five Nights. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. Another U. S. ed. as The Iron Giant: A Story in Five Nights. Illus. Dirk Zimmer (1943-2008). New York: Harper & Row, 1988. L

Book written for children in which a giant made of iron defeats a space monster and then circles the Earth singing. The experience unifies the world and brings peace. See also 1993 Hughes. A 1999 animated film was produced as The Iron Giant directed by Brad [Philip Bradley] Bird (b. 1957) with a screenplay by Tim McCanlies (b. 1953) and Karey Kirkpatrick (b. 1964).