The Iron Man, Paperback Book
4 out of 5 (2 ratings)


Mankind must put a stop to the dreadful destruction by the Iron Man and set a trap for him, but he cannot be kept down.

Then, when a terrible monster from outer space threatens to lay waste to the planet, it is the Iron Man who finds a way to save the world.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
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  • Category: General
  • ISBN: 9780571226122

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Have just finished reading this to my six-year-old. I had feared it would be full of flowery language and the sort of content a young child couldn't possibly grasp. I was pleasantly surprised - and impressed - by the simplicity of the language, and at the same time by the direction and variety of the storyline. Perfect for young children!Takes me back to the time when, a few years ago, my older child came home from school and informed me that the next term's topic was the Iron Man. Never having heard of the book at the time I assumed she must have misheard and we spent the entire weekend researching the Isle of Man.

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This book is about how a great iron being comes across a human being and their adventure.

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