Synopses & Reviews
Sifting through both literary and historical sources, Kevin Crossley-Holland illuminates the essential aspects of King Arthur's chivalrous world. Here, in a stunning full-color trade paperback for the first time, are stories about the sword Excalibur and Mordred, King Arthur's villainous son; the enchanters Merlin, Nimue, and Morgan le Fay; Lancelot and Guinevere; the daily lives of knights and ladies and pages; the meaning of quests and the search for the Holy Grail; Welsh myths and medieval romances; and much more. A Smithsonian Magazine Notable Book for Children and a Publishers Weekly Best Book.
Here, in a stunning full-color trade paperback for the first time, are passionate, magical stories of the king and his sword, Excalibur; of Mordred, King Arthur's villainous son; of the enchanters Merlin, Nimue, and Morgan le Fay; and of Lancelot and Guinevere. Full color.
About the Author
Kevin Crossley-Holland won the Carnegie Medal for Storm.
His books The Seeing Stone
and At the Crossing-Places
are part of a trilogy about the young King Arthur.
Peter Malone has illustrated books based on opera, the Bible, and Greek myths.