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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
By Michael Foreman (illustrator) and Michael Morpurgo
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Candlewick Pr
Publication date February 10, 2015
Pages 174
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780763673215
ISBN-10 0763673218
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.34 lbs.
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: "Morpurgo's sprightly writing brings out all the humor as well as the horror of the original tale, and Foreman's profuse, evocative watercolor-and-pastel illustrations highlight the drama in each scene." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)

Think yourself back in years, my friends. . . .

It's New Year's Eve in Camelot, where King Arthur, Queen Guinevere, and all their good Knights wait breathlessly for an extravagant feast to begin. Suddenly, a strange and frightening Knight bursts into the hall — a giant of a man, green from head to toe, who mockingly challenges the Court to a shocking game. Only the chivalrous Sir Gawain dares to take on the hideous Green Knight. But over the unexpected course of his test,
will Gawain prove as brave and honest as he'd like to believe? Welcome to a medieval world full of sword fights and shape-shifting, monsters and magic, and timeless characters both gallant and wonderfully human. Written anonymously in the fourteenth century, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is retold in its entirety by Michael Morpurgo in a lively and accessible narration that captures all the tale's drama and humor. Vivid illustrations by the celebrated Michael Foreman infuse this classic tale with the sights and colors of dragons, swords, and medieval pageantry.

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Paperback
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With Michael Morpurgo | Reprint edition from Candlewick Pr (February 10, 2015)
9780763673215 | details & prices | 174 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.34 lbs | List price $6.99
About: "Morpurgo's sprightly writing brings out all the humor as well as the horror of the original tale, and Foreman's profuse, evocative watercolor-and-pastel illustrations highlight the drama in each scene.
School and Library
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from Candlewick Pr (October 30, 2004)
9780763625191 | details & prices | 114 pages | 8.75 × 10.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.50 lbs | List price $18.99
About: The quest of Sir Gawain for the Green Knight teaches him a lesson in pride, humility, and honor.

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