King Arthur is one of the greatest legends of all time. From the magical moment when Arthur releases the sword in the stone to the quest for the Holy Grail and the final tragedy of the Last Battle, Roger Lancelyn Green brings the enchanting world of King Arthur stunningly to life. One of the greatest legends of all time, with an inspiring introduction by David Almond, award-winning author of Clay, Skellig, Kit's Wilderness and The Fire-Eaters.
An essential collection of chivalric romance, swordplay, wizardry and brutal feats of courage Malory's 15th century Morte d'Arthur is one of the world's greatest pieces of myth-making. This selected edition features many of Aubrey Beardsley's classic illustrations.
This is the story of the famous king of Camelot and his 50 brave knights, told in a lively comic-strip style. It is written with the same blend of action, humour and detailed illustrations as 'Greek Myths' and the author's many other classic retellings.
These legendary tales of knights and nobility in ancient Britain, rivetingly retold for today's readers, remain as fresh and exciting as the day they were first written. From the sword in the stone to the lady in the lake, these stories bring to life the fantastic characters of Camelot: the wise wizard Merlin, the gallant Sir Lancelot, the wicked Morgan le Fay, and the beautiful Queen Guinevere.
This classic fifteenth-century chronicle of King Arthur and his knights is the essential interpretation of Arthurian legend in the English language. Full of adventure, magic, and romance, these are the timeless tales of Arthur, the great warrior king of Britain; his loyal knight Lancelot; the beautiful Queen Guinevere; and the mysterious Merlin. Based on French Arthurian romances reaching back to the twelfth century, Sir James Knowles’s narrative tells of the goings-on at Camelot, epic battles against invading Saxon enemies, and Arthur’s quest for the Holy Grail, among many other exciting events. Sometimes published as Le Morte d’Arthur, these accounts of chivalry and daring escapades have inspired generations of storytellers, from the Romantic poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson to T. H. White, author of The Once and Future King, from American satirist Mark Twain to British comedy troupe Monty Python.
Knights in shining armor, fair damsels, dangerous castles, and enchanted swords are just some of the thrilling details that have made the legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table popular for over a thousand years. From his castle of Camelot noble King Arthur sets out to create the perfect society with the help of the wizard Merlin. Meanwhile, his scheming half-sister, Morgan le Fay, the dark night, Mordred, and the disloyalty of Queen Guinevere and Sir Lancelot threaten to destroy his dreams of a better world. The 14 reader's theater script-stories included in this book re-tell the full saga of Arthur and his knights. Each script-story includes a 2-page teacher guide that features discussion questions, recall questions, plot summary, relevant background information on the legends, connections to the modern world, and techniques for teaching character education using the stories. Also included are several bonus stories, worksheets, and activities, including two playable games and a Find-It picture puzzle. This book is part of the Reaching Olympus series, which is designed to bring the myths and legends of world mythology to life!