World of King Arthur and His Court: The: People, Places, Legend, and Lore

World of King Arthur and His Court: The: People, Places, Legend, and Lore

by Kevin Crossley-Holland, Peter Maloney
     
 

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;

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780525473213
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/05/2004
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.76(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range:
10 - 18 Years

Meet 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.

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