Arthur and the Sword
"Long ago in the time of great darkness, a time without a king, there lived a fair boy called Arthur..." So begins this dramatic tale of a humble boy destined to be king of all England. Each year young Arthur travels with his family to the old church of Londontown to attend the celebration of Christ's birth. But this year something magical occurs: In the snowy churchyard t...more
Hardcover, 60 pages
Published October 1st 1995 by Atheneum Books
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The book Arthur and the Sword is a really great folktale. The reading is slightly advanced for a younger child but if it was read to them it would be perfect. Also, bigger vocabulary in a book helps children become curious and ask for definitions. The illustrations in the book were unique. Every illustration was made to look like stained glass which I really enjoyed and I think children would too. Great book overall.
With the ability to hold a crayon came the discovery that I was an artist," says pop-up book master Robert Sabuda. "I spent hours, days and weeks drawing, painting, cutting and gluing. My bedroom was a constant whirlwind of pencil shavings, drippy paint brushes and mounds of paper scraps. My mother's pleas of 'When are you going to CLEAN UP this mess?!' went unanswered." Robert Sabuda says that re...moreMore about Robert James Sabuda...