Chaucer’s outrageous comic tales delightfully retold for today’s young readers. An ill-matched band of strangers are setting off on a pilgrimage to Canterbury. To amuse themselves along the way, they hold a storytelling competition. But the tales soon turn from ripping yarns to slanging matches‚ Clearly written in a modern, approachable style to introduce young readers to much-loved classic stories. Includes informative notes on both the author and the original tales.