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The Barefoot Book of Knights by John Matthews
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Dec 21, 10

bookshelves: folktale-fairytale, historical, cultural, hero-adventure, picture-book
Read in December, 2010

Logan loved this. We had just finished reading "The Making of a Knight," so he already knew about pages and squires. In this book, a young page and his companions listen to stories told by the (unrealistically) kind man in charge of them. Each story illustrates a knightly quality, such as quick thinking, kindness, cooperation, and honor. As the person who loaned it to us said, it was nice to read a book about knights that focused less on the fighting and more on chivalry. I also liked that each story was from a different country and not just northern European countries either.
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