Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

Author(s): Marcia Williams

Young Adult | Picture Books | The Arts

Travel back to Medieval England and join Chaucer and his band of Canterbury pilgrims in this wonderful introduction to one of Britain's greatest literary legacies. These nine well-loved tales, from a host of colourful characters - the Knight, the Miller, the Reeve, the Wife of Bath, the Summoner, the Clerk, the Franklin, the Pardoner and the Nun's Priest - are brought to life with Marcia Williams' trademark witty, comic-strip art, allowing this classic text to be enjoyed by all ages.


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Marcia Williams presents these tales in such a way to entice, making it readable for the young. The wonderful illustrations also help in bringing these humorous stories to life. Highly recommended for a fun introduction to these classic tales.

Alicia, The Book Grocer


"Williams is one of our very best retellers of the classics." The Independent on Sunday"

Marcia Williams has illustrated and retold many literary classics for children with her distinctive cartoon-strip style. Among her highly acclaimed titles are Greek Myths (9781406303476), Mr William Shakespeare's Plays (9780744569469), God and His Creations: Tales from the Old Testament (9781844285280) and Charles Dickens and Friends (9780744598384). Marcia lives in London.

General Fields

  • : 9781406305623
  • : Walker Books Australia Pty, Limited
  • : Walker Books Australia
  • : 0.314
  • : January 2008
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Marcia Williams
  • : Paperback
  • : 48