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Arthur, the Always King

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Arthur, the Always King
Written by Kevin Crossley-Holland
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536212655
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Arthur, the Always King

author: Kevin Crossley-Holland
illustrator: Chris Riddell

Translated, adapted, told, and retold, the stories of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table have captivated imaginations across time. Now comes a lavishly illustrated, masterful retelling sure to enthrall a new generation of readers. From the tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight to the quest for the Holy Grail, stories both familiar and unfamiliar are woven into a vivid tapestry of Arthurian lore that spans from the king’s conception to his final battle. Merlin, Guinevere, Lancelot, and other timeless characters come to life as complex men and women in a rich and atmospheric feat of storytelling that feels at once historical and fantastical, otherworldly and fully human. A compelling collaboration between internationally acclaimed author Kevin Crossley-Holland and three-time Kate Greenaway Medal winner Chris Riddell, this beautiful volume is sure to be treasured by readers of all ages.

In this pulse-quickening retelling, Carnegie Medalist Kevin Crossley-Holland and former British Children's Laureate Chris Riddell welcome another generation to Camelot.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$29.99 / $39.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536212652 /  9781536212655
on sale date:
04/2023
type/format:
Illustrated Classics / Hardback
age range:
10 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
240 / 9 1/16" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Grade 5 and up
 
subjects:
Classics; Legends, Myths, Fables; Royalty;
author’s comments:
Kevin Crossley-Holland is a Carnegie Medal–winning author as well as a poet, librettist, reteller, and teacher. His world-renowned Arthur trilogy has sold well over one million copies and been translated into twenty-five languages. His retellings include Across the Rainbow Bridge: Stories of Norse Gods and Humans, illustrated by Jeffrey Alan Love; Between Worlds: Folktales of Britain and Ireland, illustrated by Frances Castle; and Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor, and Loki, illustrated by Jeffrey Alan Love. After seven years teaching in the US, Kevin Crossley-Holland now lives with his wife in England.
illustrator’s comments:
Chris Riddell is an award-winning illustrator, a writer of children’s books, and a political cartoonist. He is the illustrator of Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver, retold by Martin Jenkins, as well as A Great Big Cuddle: Poems for the Very Young and Honey for You, Honey for Me: A First Book of Nursery Rhymes, both by Michael Rosen. The winner of three Kate Greenaway Medals and a former British Children’s Laureate, Chris Riddell lives in England.
 
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