The Kitchen Knight: A Tale of King Arthurby Margaret Hodges, Trina Schart Hyman
Retells the first part of "The Tale of Sir Gareth of Orkney"--one of the most exciting and entertaining of the stories about King Arthur and his knights--which first appeared in Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte D'Arthur. The noble Gareth vanquishes the dreaded Knight of the Red Plain and wins the hand of a fair maiden in this classic for children.
"A grand tale in a handsome edition."
- Holiday House, Inc.
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- Product dimensions:
- 10.40(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.35(d)
- Age Range:
- 5 - 8 Years
Meet the Author
Trina Schart Hyman (1939-2004) illustrated numerous award-winning titles throughout her career, her favourite always remaining Little Red Riding Hood. She knew from the age of four that she would grow up to be an illustrator. Born in Philadelphia, she lived most of her life in Lyme, New Hampshire.
Margaret Hodges is a distinguished children's book writer particularly known for her retelling of traditional folk tales. Her past titles include Saint George and the Dragon, The True Tale of Johnny Appleseed, and Up the Chimney. Her most recent title, Merlin and the Making of the King, received many starred reviews.
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