Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Author(s): Michael Morpurgo, M.B.E.

Fiction (8 to 12 years) | School List

A dazzling retelling of one of the greatest Arthurian legends. A magical story from the tales of the Knights of the Round Table. Here are thrills and enchantment, chivalry and courage, a challenge and a quest. Its hero is the greatest of all King Arthur's knights, Sir Gawain. His adversary is the fearsome Green Knight, who rides into Camelot one New Year's Eve with a challenge that strikes dread into Arthur's court.


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With Morpurgo's expert retelling and Foreman's masterly spreads - either eerily atmospheric or packing a dramatic punch - this is quite perfect, as is the production. Possibly my favourite overall." The Children's Bookseller

Michael Morpurgo has over 90 books to his name, many of which have been adapted for film and television and have won numerous prizes, including both the Whitbread Award and the Children's Book Award. Michael is the current Children's Laureate, and lives in Devon. Michael Foreman is one of the world's leading illustrators. He has won several major awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal twice (most recently for "War Boy"). Michael lives in London.

General Fields

  • : 9781844287307
  • : walker
  • : walker
  • : September 2005
  • : 250mm X 219mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Michael Morpurgo, M.B.E.
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : Michael Foreman
  • : 823.914
  • : 120
  • : illustrations