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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Award-winning author/illustrator

by Michael Morpurgo (author)

Suitable for 3 - 5 years

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Product Description

Of all the tales of the Knights of the Round Table, the story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is surely the most magical. Especially when it’s retold by master storyteller Michael Morpurgo, who captures every second of Gawain’s brave quest. How will Sir Gawain face the fearsome Green Knight, who rides into Camelot one New Year’s Eve with a challenge that strikes dread into Arthur’s court? Read on for thrills and enchantment, chivalry and courage, a mighty challenge and a deadly secret…

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781406348880

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Date published

October 3rd, 2013

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.9; Middle years; 3.0 points

Condition

New

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Author/Illustrator

Michael Morpurgo

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Michael Morpurgo is a master storyteller, weaving captivating stories full of drama and intensity that are coming to be regarded as true classics. Exploring the most profound subjects with a light yet powerful touch, his books tell unforgettable stories in simple, direct words.

Michael Morpurgo discovered his talent for writing while working as a teacher. “We had to read the children a story every day and my lot were bored by the book I was reading. I decided I had to do something and told them the kind of story I used to tell my kids – it was like a soap opera, and they focused on it. I could see there was magic in it for them, and realised there was magic in it for me.”

Living in Devon, listening to Mozart, and working with children have provided most of the stimulae Michael needs to discover and write his stories. He spends about half his life mucking out sheds with the children, feeding sheep or milking cows; the other half he spends dreaming up and writing stories. “For me, the greater part of writing is daydreaming, dreaming the dream of my story until it hatches out – the writing down of it I always find hard. But I love finishing it, then holding the book in my hand and sharing my dream with my readers.”

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