Joan of Arc by Diane StanleyJoan of Arc by Diane Stanley

Joan of Arc

byDiane Stanley

Paperback | February 5, 2002

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Against the fascinating tapestry of Frances history during the Hundred Years' War, Diane Stanley unfolds the story of the simple thirteen-year-old village girl who in Just a few years would lead France to independence from English rule, and thus become a symbol of France's national pride. It is a story of vision and bravery, fierce determination, and tragic martyrdom. Diane Stanley's extraordinary gift to present historical information in an accessible and child-friendly format has never been more impressive, nor her skillful, beautifully realized illustrations (here imitating medieval illuminated manuscripts) more exquisite.

"She had visions, heard "voices," cross dressed and was burned at the stake. Beyond these well-known facts, this elegant picture biography presents with striking medieval--style acrylics and with analytical clarity the complex story of the 15th century peasant firl who led France in battle against the English." (San Francisco Ecaminer ...
Title:Joan of ArcFormat:PaperbackPublished:February 5, 2002Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064437485

ISBN - 13:9780064437486

Appropriate for ages: 7 - 7


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