Friday 56: Tales of King Arthur


*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.

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Tales of King Arthur

 I just happened to stop by the local bookstore next to our new library and came across this exciting book full of fantasy and adventure. Our son-in-law teaches 7th grade and this is a great addition for any home or school library. This book is sure to attract the reluctant reader, too. The illustrations by Rodney Matthews are exciting as well. I am a huge fan of holding a book in your hands and enjoying the magic and creativity that sparks one's imagination and thirst of curiosity to find out what happens next and how it all is going to work out in the end! This is a good one. In fact, I think this is my first Usborne book.

Tales of King Arthur (Usborne Classics Retold)

Here's my Page 56:

"Through the mountains and Valleys of wales,
To the Forest of Wirral beyond,
At the place called the Green Chapel,
There we will seal our bond."
From: Tales of King Arthur -- retold by  Felicity Brooks

Product Description

A tale of the Arthurian legends of sorcery, chivalry, quests and courtly love. This title recounts the original chronicles of the wizard Merlin, the Sword in the Stone, the Knights of the Round Table, Sir Lancelot, Queen Guinevere and the Lady of the Lake.

Product Details

  • Reading level: Ages 9-12
  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Usborne Books; Revised edition (January 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0794514839
  • ISBN-13: 978-0794514839
Here are some various pics from other King Arthur books.

"And when they came to the sword that the hand held, King Arthur took it up."
King Arthur’s Castle Off Tintagel Head, Cornwall
"La Mort d'Arthur" The Death of King Arthur.

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Have a great weekend. I'm hosting a 4 generation reunion at my home. I'm so excited; can't wait!

“You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me." C. S. Lewis

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