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King Arthur: Excalibur Unsheathed: An English Legend
     

King Arthur: Excalibur Unsheathed: An English Legend

by Jeff Limke, Thomas Yeates (Illustrator)
 

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Young Arthur spends his days toiling as a squire—feeding the horses and hauling his big brother's armor. Around him, England is in turmoil, left without a king. But all that changes in one day, with one pull on the mysterious sword in the stone. Guided by Merlin the Magician, Arthur takes his place as the rightful heir to England's throne. He receives the sword

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Young Arthur spends his days toiling as a squire—feeding the horses and hauling his big brother's armor. Around him, England is in turmoil, left without a king. But all that changes in one day, with one pull on the mysterious sword in the stone. Guided by Merlin the Magician, Arthur takes his place as the rightful heir to England's throne. He receives the sword Excalibur and wins the loyalty of the Knights of the Round Table. But can the young king win peace and freedom for England?

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School Library Journal
01/01/2017
Gr 5–7—A graphic novel retelling of the entire scope of the Arthurian story, this volume features quick-paced action and stunning illustrations to capture even the most reluctant reader. For today's visually oriented youth, this approach draws them to a superhero from another age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822564836
Publisher:
Graphic Universe
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Series:
Graphic Myths and Legends Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
429,469
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
GN590L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Jeff Limke was raised in North Dakota. His Graphic Myths and Legends work includes King Arthur: Excalibur Unsheathed, Isis & Osiris: To the Ends of the Earth, Thor & Loki: In the Land of Giants, Jason: Quest for the Golden Fleece, Theseus: Battling the Minotaur, and Arthur & Lancelot: The Fight for Camelot. Other stories have been published by Caliber Comics, Arrow Comics, and Kenzer and Company.

Thomas Yeates's art training began in high school and continued at Utah State University and Sacramento State. Subsequently, he was a member of the first class at Joe Kubert's School, a trade program for aspiring comic book artists in New Jersey. Yeates has worked as an illustrator for DC Comics, Marvel, Dark Horse, and many other companies. For Graphic Myths and Legends, he illustrated King Arthur: Excalibur Unsheathed, Robin Hood: Outlaw of Sherwood Forest, and Atalanta: Race Against Destiny. Yeates lives in Northern California with his wife and daughter.

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