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The Witch, the Sword, and the Cursed Knights

The Witch, the Sword, and the Cursed Knights

by Alexandria Rogers
The Witch, the Sword, and the Cursed Knights

The Witch, the Sword, and the Cursed Knights

by Alexandria Rogers

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Ellie and Caedmon are from different realms — quite literally. When they’re both drafted to serve as knights of King Arthur’s legendary Round Table, they learn of a deadly curse affecting the knights and must work together to stop it. This imaginative spin on Arthurian legend blends adventure, wit, and of course, magic to create a wholly captivating tale.

Perfect for fans of The School for Good and Evil and A Tale of Magic…, this Barnes & Noble Children’s Book Award finalist and Amazon Best Book of the Month is a charming fantasy debut that puts a new spin on the legend of Camelot

Twelve-year-old Ellie can’t help that she’s a witch, the most hated member of society. Determined to prove her worth and eschew her heritage, Ellie applies to the Fairy Godmother Academy—her golden ticket to societal acceptance. But Ellie’s dreams are squashed when she receives the dreaded draft letter to serve as a knight of King Arthur’s legendary Round Table. She can get out of the draft—but only if she saves a lost cause.
 
Enter Caedmon, a boy from Wisconsin struggling with the death of his best friend. He first dismisses the draft as ridiculous; magic can’t possibly exist. But when Merlin’s ancient magic foretells his family’s death if he doesn’t follow through, he travels to the knights’ castle, where he learns of a wicked curse leeching the knights of their power. 
 
To break the curse, Ellie and Caedmon must pass a series of deathly trials and reforge the lost, shattered sword of Excalibur. And unless Ellie accepts her witch magic and Caedmon rises to become the knight he’s meant to be, they will both fail—and the world will fall to the same darkness that brought King Arthur and Camelot to ruin.
 


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ISBN-13: 9780759554580
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 02/08/2022
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 16,697
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Alexandria Rogers received her bachelor's degree in creative writing and English literature from Miami University of Ohio and her master's degree in narrative non-fiction from City, University of London. Originally from Wisconsin, she's now based in Edinburgh with her husband and dog. 

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