The Adventures of Sir Gawain the True

The Adventures of Sir Gawain the True

eBook - 2011
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"An ingeniously integrated retelling of Gawain and the Green Knight and other episodes from the Arthurian canon. Worthy reading for all budding squires and damsels." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great "Rejoice, fans of the Squire's Tales, Morris is finally bringing his terrific recastings of Arthurian legend to a younger audience...More, please." -- Kirkus, starred review "The art catches the tone of the writing in the often-amusing ink drawings. A promising series debut for young readers." -- Booklist "The book's brevity and humor make it accessible to reluctant readers, and it is a fantastic read-aloud." -- School Library Journal "This trim novel, with simple vocabulary and brief, witty chapters, is an ideal fit for early readers...but fans of the legendary characters may find particular delight in this irreverent and unabashedly silly exploration of Arthur's court and his most influential knight." -- The Bulletin The Adventures of Sir Givret the Short "...sure to please young readers enamored with medieval derring-do." -- School Library Journal The Adventures of Sir Gawain The True "Broad humor, graced with lively language will have readers laughing along with this boisterous Arthurian adventure." -- Yellow Brick Road
In the third installment in the Knights' Tales series, Gerald Morris tells the laugh-outloud tale of King Arthur's most celebrated knight, and nephew, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. With lively illustrations by Aaron Renier, Morris creates a captivating and comical medieval world that teems with humor and wonder. This chapter book is sure to set young readers on another rollicking and hilarious Arthurian adventure!
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011
ISBN: 9780547573847
Characteristics: data file
1 online resource (128 pages)
Additional Contributors: Renier, Aaron
Call Number: eBook


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Oct 04, 2015

This was a truly fun tale to read at bedtime to my nine year old son. It has humor, drama and an authentic historical tone. We will be reading others in this series.

alicat42 Jun 21, 2014

Very good. Loved the surprise ending!


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May 27, 2016

violet_fox_350 thinks this title is suitable for 6 years and over

alicat42 Jun 21, 2014

alicat42 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over


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alicat42 Jun 21, 2014

Sir Gawain learns the values of friendship after a run in with the green knight


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