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"Enhanced by Renier's lighthearted medieval scenes . . . Morris's yarn weaves clever turns, knightly violence and chivalric (i.e., human) values in action into an ingeniously integrated retelling of Gawain and the Green Knight."and#8212;Kirkus Reviews, starred review
In the third installment in the Knights' Tales series, Gerald Morris tells the laugh-out-loud taleand#160;ofand#160;King Arthur'sand#160;most celebrated knight, and nephew,and#160;Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.and#160;With lively illustrationsand#160;by Aaronand#160;Renier, Morris creates a captivating and comical medieval worldand#160;that teemsand#160;withand#160;humor andand#160;wonder.
Authurian tradition jousts on with the adventures of Sir Gawain in this hilarious third installment to the Knightsand#8217;s Talesand#160;chapter bookand#160;series.
Itand#8217;s Chadand#8217;s first spring as a batboy, and the Pine City Porcupines are hotand#8212;until they come up against the league-leading Heron Lake Humdingers. Now Chadand#8217;s got a whole lineup of problems: his favorite player, shortstop Mike Stammer, thinks heand#8217;s jinxed; Dylan, the other batboy, doesnand#8217;t even like baseball; thereand#8217;s a goofy new porcupine mascot on the field; plus, Chad has to fill in as batboy for the Herons. Itand#8217;s a good thing thereand#8217;s something in the cardsand#8212;his baseball cards, that isand#8212;that can help Chad sort it all out.
Everyone’s favorite time-travelers are changing their styles! The Time Warp Trio series now features a brand-new, eye-catching design, sure to appeal to longtime fans, and those new to Jon Scieszka’s wacky brand of humor.
About the Author
Multiple award-winning author Jon Scieszka grew up in Flint, Michigan, the second oldest and the nicest of six boys. Jon went to school at Culver Military Academy in Indiana where he was a Lieutenant; Albion College in Michigan where he studied to be a doctor; and Columbia University in New York, where he received an M.F.A. in fiction. He taught elementary school in New York for ten years in a variety of positions. He is the author of many books for children including the New York Times Best Illustrated Book The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales (illustrated by Lane Smith), the Caldecott Honor book The True Story of the Three Little Pigs (illustrated by Lane Smith), and Math Curse (illustrated by Lane Smith). In addition to his work as an author, Jon also runs a web-based literacy program called Guys Read” that is designed to encourage boys, particularly reluctant readers, to get involved with books. In 2008, Jon was named the countrys first National Ambassador for Young Peoples Literature, a joint effort of the Library of Congress and the Childrens Book Council. During his two-year role as Ambassador, he acted as a spokesperson for childrens literature, speaking to groups of parents, teachers, and children to encourage the importance of reading. You can visit Jon online at www.jsworldwide.com.
Table of Contents
Contents CHAPTER 1 Sir Gawain the Undefeated 1 CHAPTER 2 The Green Knight 11 CHAPTER 3 Spinagras the Dwarf 22 CHAPTER 4 Golograsand#8217;s Castle 35 CHAPTER 5 Sir Gologras the Unconquered 45 CHAPTER 6 A Fairly Useless Tournament 55 CHAPTER 7 Sir Gawain the Once Defeated 67 CHAPTER 8 Saying Goodbye 82 CHAPTER 9 Sir Bredbaddle the Huntsman 92 CHAPTER 10 Sir Gawain the True 105
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