Trojan Horse, The by Hutton

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In ancient times, Helen and Paris fell in love and fled to Troy. Helen's husband, the King of Greece, followed them with a huge army to retrieve his wife and destroy the fortress city. For ten years the Greek and Trojan armies fought, but neither side won. Suddenly the Greeks loaded their ships and sailed away, but they hadn't given up, for they left behind an enormous wooden horse. . . . Illustrated in full color.

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SUSAN COOPER is best known for her acclaimed sequence of fantasy novels known as The Dark Is Rising which includes OVER SEA, UNDER STONE; THE DARK IS RISING (1974 Newbery Honor book); GREENWITCH; THE GREY KING (1976 Newbery Award book); and SILVER ON THE TREE. Her novels for young readers also include SEAWARD and DAWN OF FEAR. She has written three books for younger children as well: THE SILVER COW, THE SELKIE GIRL, and TAM LIN, all illustrated by Warwick Hutton. In collaboration with actor Hume Cronyn, she wrote the Broadway play "Foxfire and -- for Jane Fonda -- the television film "The Dollmaker, for which they received the Humanitas Prize in 1985. Born in Buckinghamshire, England, Susan Cooper moved to the United States in 1963 and now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Published April 30, 1992 by Margaret K. McElderry. 33 pages
Genres: Children's Books. Non-fiction

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Hutton's interpretation of the Greek ruse that concluded the 10-year Trojan War is both elegant and dramatic. His pen-and-ink drawings, at once delicate and forceful, adroitly capture the scale of the

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