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King Arthur (Arthur Chapter Books #13)

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When Arthur's third-grade class competes at the Middle Ages Fair against Glenbrook Academy, they lose at Merlin's Labyrinth, tug-of-war, and even a pie-eating contest. The only challenge left is to pull a sword from a stone. Can Arthur and his classmates show Glenbrook who the real winners are?In chapter-book format, for children who are ready to read on their own, this ex ...more
Paperback, 58 pages
Published February 1st 1999 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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Anne Holly
Oct 04, 2015 Anne Holly rated it liked it
Read this to my seven-year-old over the course of a couple nights before bed. The episode of this story is obviously more visual, but this is a nice novelization. Arthur books are always worth reading, and we are enjoying the chapter books. This makes a good addition to the family library, as my son is already eager to read it to himself.

ETA: I don't think this book will work for you if you are not already a fan of the show, since much of the tension depends on knowing the characters well. Howev
Aug 07, 2009 Josiah rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This book version of the television show is one of my favorite in the series of Stephen Krensky Arthur books.
Mr. Ratburn's class, which uusually outshines all others when it comes to matters of third-grade academia, find itself matched up with stronger versions of each of them when they face off against Mr. Ratburn's former grade-school teacher Mr. Price-Jones in a series of medieval games.
Feeling stymied at every turn, it is only when Arthur thinks for himself and tries his own idea that the
Jun 04, 2015 Evan rated it it was amazing
This story is about two schools at a fair. They are loosing every event such as pie eating, history trivia, and others. they lost the last one and they knew they were going to lose only one person could pull out the sword, and that team would gain enough points to beat every other event combined sometimes no one could pull out the sword. But Arthur tried he remembered the past "the smoother the better" so he did it and their school won and Arthur was king of the fair. I liked this book. I recomm ...more
Feb 16, 2008 Leigha rated it liked it
Liked it and you learn about knights too.
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Marc Tolon Brown is perhaps best known for his Arthur series of children's books.

He lives on Martha's Vineyard and in New York City with his wife, Laurie Krasny Brown. He has three children, sons Tolon and Tucker, and daughter Eliza. The names of his two sons have been hidden in all of the Arthur books except for one: Arthur's Tooth.
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