King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141918709
Release Date: 2008-08-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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.

Tales of the Greek Heroes Film Tie in

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141962092
Release Date: 2010-02-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Explore the real Greek myths behind Percy Jackson's story - he's not the first Perseus to have run into trouble with the gods . . . These are the mysterious and exciting legends of the gods and heroes in Ancient Greece, from the adventures of Perseus, the labours of Heracles, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, to Odysseus and the Trojan wars. Introduced with wit and humour by Rick Riordan, creator of the highly successful Percy Jackson series.

The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440655524
Release Date: 2008-12-30
Genre: Fiction

Steinbeck's only work of fantasy literature—in a deluxe edition with a foreword by Christopher Paolini, New York Times bestselling author of Eragon, Eldest and Brisingr Malory’s Le Morte d’Arthur was the first book that John Steinbeck truly enjoyed reading as a child. Fascinated by Arthurian tales of adventure, knighthood, honor and friendship, in addition to the challenging nuances of the original Anglo-Saxon language, Steinbeck set out to render these stories faithfully and with keen animation for a modern audience. Here then is Steinbeck’s modernization of the adventure of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, featuring the icons of Arthurian legend—including King Arthur, Merlin, Morgan le Fay, the incomparable Queen Guinevere, and Arthur's purest knight, Sir Lancelot of the Lake. These enduring tales of loyalty and betrayal in the time of Camelot flicker with the wonder and magic of an era past but not forgotten. Steinbeck's retelling will capture the attention and imagination of legions of Steinbeck fans, including those who love Arthurian romances, as well as countless readers of science fiction and fantasy literature. This edition features a new foreword by Christopher Paolini, author of the number-one New York Times bestselling novels Eragon, Eldest, and Brisingr. It also includes the letters John Steinbeck wrote to his literary agent, Elizabeth Otis, and to Chase Horton, the original editor of this volume. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Tale of Troy

Author: Roger Green
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141973265
Release Date: 2012-05-03
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The story of Helen and the judgement of Paris, of the gathering Heroes and the seige of Troy; of Achilles and his vulnerable heel, reared by the Centaur on wild honey and the marrow of lions; of Odysseus, the last of the Heroes, his plan for the wooden Horse and his many adventures on his long journey home to Greece. Also contains a beautiful introduction by best-selling author Michelle Paver, and additional endmatter including an author profile, who's who, activities, glossary and more.

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Author: Roger Lancelyn Green
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141963587
Release Date: 2010-02-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The classic story of social justice and outrageous cunning. Robin Hood, champion of the poor and oppressed, stands against the cruel power of Prince John and the brutal Sheriff of Nottingham. Taking refuge in the vast Sherwood Forest with his band of men, he remains determined to outwit his enemies. Brilliantly introduced by bestselling author John Boyne.

Myths of the Norsemen

Author: Roger Green
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141388724
Release Date: 2017-03-02
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The great Norse sagas are full of magic and heroic deeds. Odin's wanderings, Thor's hammer, the death of Bakkur, the vision of Ragnarok - tales which have been told since time immemorial - are given a fresh life in this version, written as one continuous exciting adventure story. With a brilliant introduction by Guardian Children's Fiction prize-winner, Michelle Paver. Puffin Classics contain additional endnotes for children including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more.

The Legends of King Arthur and His Knights

Author: Sir James Knowles, Sir
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1542982901
Release Date: 2017-02-07
Genre:

King Arthur is a legendary British leader who, according to Medieval histories and romances, led the defense of Britain against Saxon invaders in the early sixth century. The details of Arthur's story are mainly composed of folklore and literary invention, and his historical existence is debated and disputed by modern historians. King Arthur himself to other characters, such as various Knights of the Round Table. Arthurian literature thrived during the Middle Ages but waned in the centuries that followed until it experienced a major resurgence in the 19th century. In the 21st century, the legend lives on, not only in literature but also in adaptations for theatre, film, television, comics and other media. The Sir James Knowles version of King Arthur is considered as the most accurate and well known original story of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

The Fire Eaters

Author: David Almond
Publisher: Yearling
ISBN: 0307523748
Release Date: 2009-03-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Bobby Burns knows he’s a lucky lad. Growing up in sleepy Keely Bay, Bobby is exposed to all manner of wondrous things: stars reflecting off the icy sea, a friend that can heal injured fawns with her dreams, a man who can eat fire. But darkness seems to be approaching Bobby’s life from all sides. Bobby’s new school is a cold, cruel place. His father is suffering from a mysterious illness that threatens to tear his family apart. And the USA and USSR are testing nuclear missiles and creeping closer and closer to a world-engulfing war. Together with his wonder-working friend, Ailsa Spink, and the fire-eating illusionist McNulty, Bobby will learn to believe in miracles that will save the people and place he loves. From the Hardcover edition.

Adventures

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Everyman's Library
ISBN: 0307700712
Release Date: 2010-12
Genre: Fiction

This collection of beautiful, enduring hardcover editions features enchanting stories of swashbuckling heroes, noble knights, and sinister pirates, all from Everyman’s Library Children’s Classics. With colorful cloth sewn bindings, charming full-color illustrations, elegant gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers, these are books that children and adults will cherish for years. Titles included: The Adventures of Robin Hood by Roger Lancelyn Green King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancelyn Green The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Puffin Classics Set

Author: Various
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: 0425289575
Release Date: 2016-07-12
Genre:

They're Puffin Classics for a reason, it's because they're the best! Puffin Classics match beloved stories with introductions by some of today's most popular authors, along with bonus material perfect for encouraging discussion among friends. This set includes sixteen books that remain some of today's most cherished classics: Tales of the Greek Heroes by Roger Lancelyn Green King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancelyn Green The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery Little Women by Louisa May Alcott Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett Heidi by Johanna Spyri Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson The Call of the Wild by Jack London The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling The Odyssey by Homer, adapted byGeraldine McCaughrean"

The Sword And The Circle

Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781448174256
Release Date: 2013-06-30
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Rooted in folklore, medieval ideals of chivalry, and the last gallant strugglesof the British against the Saxon invaders, the legends of King Arthur have been told in song and story since the middle ages. The Sword and the Circle tells of the birth of Arthur, the gift of Excalibur, the forming of the Round Table and the first noble quests of its knights until the arrival of Percival . . .

The Kitchen Knight

Author: Margaret Hodges
Publisher: Holiday House
ISBN: 0823410633
Release Date: 1993-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A retelling of the Arthurian legend of how Sir Gareth becomes a knight and rescues the lady imprisoned by the fearsome Red Knight of the Red Plain.