King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
Welcome to Camelot
By Anne Rooney (Retold by)
(Carlton Books, Hardcover, 9781847324481, 32pp.)
Publication Date: October 2009
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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Open up this stunning volume, with its bejeweled cover, and enter the magical world of Camelot. Inside, the wizard Merlin recounts the story of King Arthur, from his birth to his fatal fight with his archenemy Mordred, and each spread deals with an important episode in Arthur’s life: drawing the sword from the stone; the creation of the Knights of the Round Table; Guinevere’s arrival, and more. Special interactive features throughoutincluding a pull-out guide to Camelot, love letters from the queen to Lancelot, a lenticular grail, pull-tabs that transform a king into a duke, large flaps, and a board game at the endadd to the richness, wonder, and romance of this remarkable medieval tale.
Anne Rooney studied medieval French and English literature at Cambridge University. She has had many nonfiction titles for children published around the world and is just finishing her first children’s novel, which is set in medieval Venice.