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King Arthur and the Round Table (Tales of King Arthur)

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As a lad of only sixteen years, Arthur pulled the sword from the stone and thus became High King of all Britain. But scarcely has he begun to arrange his court when twelve of the country's lesser kings, jealous of Arthur's glory, declare war on him.

Culminating in the Battle of Bedegraine, this war is fateful in more ways than one--for not only does it secure Arthur's place
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Hardcover, 48 pages
Published September 27th 1995 by HarperCollins (first published September 1st 1995)
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Jeremy
Book 2. (The Sword in the Stone is Book 1.)
Gordon Pennington
Sep 06, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: folklore
King Arthur and the Round Table is a brief look at Arthur's rise as king and his assembling of his famous "Knights of the Round". The book has a strong sense of duty and wisdom embedded into its brief pages. The illustrations, which were originally why it was purchased for me in the first place, are very vivid and memorable. There are scenes of death in it though so I would not recommend it to too young a crowd. I, granted I've always been a fan of King Arthur and his knights, enjoyed this book. ...more
carissa
Feb 07, 2011 rated it really liked it
Recommended Ages: grades 2-4

As a lad of only sixteen years, Arthur pulled the sword from the stone and thus became High King of all Britain. But scarcely has he begun to arrange his court when twelve of the country's lesser kings, jealous of Arthur's glory, declare war on him.

Culminating in the Battle of Bedegraine, this war is fateful in more ways than one--for not only does it secure Arthur's place among his people, it also unites his destiny with that of Lady Guinevere.

In this, the second vol
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Nov 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing
A fantastic book!
ColleenaMareena
Feb 08, 2014 rated it liked it
Loved the painted illustrations, but this version seems like it's missing a lot--the plot doesn't move well and it just feels like maybe you skipped a few pages.
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Apr 10, 2014 rated it liked it
Great illustrations!
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Jan 14, 2015 rated it liked it
The girls just loved this series of books by this author!
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Sep 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Simply fabulous. If you have a son and you're not reading him tales of King Arthur you need to!
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