Find out why the great King Arthur gave back his sword in this superb collection of myths and legends from around the world, retold by Carnegie-Medal-winning author, Geraldine McCaughrean.
These are the stories our ancestors told to explain how the world began; or they are the legends of half-remembered heroes and people whose lives were changed by magic.
Brilliantly retold in the sparkling and inspirational words of the multiple award-winning and much-loved children's author, Geraldine McCaughrean, the tales will delight and entertain readers of all ages.
Together, King Arthur and a World of Other Stories with its two companion volumes, Robin Hood and a World of Other Stories and George and the Dragon and a World of Other Stories, make a wonderful gift collection of classic tales from around the world - many of them unavailable anywhere else.
About the Author
Geraldine McCaughrean's novels and retellings for children have won her the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction Award, the Whitbread Award and the Beefeater Award. A prolific author who writes for all ages, she lives in Berkshire with her husband and her daughter Ailsa.
For Ages: 9 - 13 years old
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 2nd June 2011
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.2 x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.237