King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancelyn Green
Product description They're Puffin Classics for a reason, it's because they're the best. Step up to the Round Table and join the knights of the Realm! King Arthur is one of the greatest legends of all time. From the magical moment when Arthur releases the sword in the stone to the quest for the Holy Grail and the final tragedy of the Last Battle, Roger Lancelyn Green brings the enchanting world of King Arthur stunningly to life. One of the greatest legends of all time, with an inspiring introduction by David Almond, award-winning author of Clay, Skellig, Kit's Wilderness and The Fire-Eaters. From School Library Journal Gr 5–9—The finest retelling of the Arthurian stories from Malory, this includes the glory days of Lancelot, Percivale, Gareth, Galahad, and others, through the treachery of Mordred and the spine-tingling hope that Arthur may come again. In a spirited introduction, British writer David Almond explains why this was his favorite childhood book and continues to inspire him. About the Author Roger Lancelyn Green was born in 1918 and lived in Oxford and at his family home in Cheshire, which the Greens had owned for more than 900 years. He loved storytelling and was fascinated by traditional fairy tales, myths and legends from around the world. He was a professional actor, a librarian and a teacher. His retellings include Egyptian, Greek and Norse legends, plus a retelling of Robin Hood. He also wrote many books for adults, including a biography of his friend C. S. Lewis, creator of the The Chronicles of Narnia. Roger Lancelyn Green died in 1987.
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