A narrated animation of the introduction to 'The Iron Man' by Ted Hughes. The animation shows an interpretation of the description of the Iron Man's movement, appearance and descent from the cliff.

First broadcast:
4 October 2007

Could be used when looking at inference, deduction, character investigation and building suspense. Also useful in a discussion regarding past events in story telling, for example, where does the Iron Man come from? Also could be used as an activity in extracting examples of simile, adjectives and sentence structure.