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Two hypnotic tales woven around the figure of King Arthur, the legendary High King of Britain. The Sleeping Sword tells the story of Bun, a modern-day blind boy who dreams of finding the mythical sword Excalibur. When he stumbles upon a buried treasure in his father’s field, could its ancient power restore the light? In Arthur, High King of Britain, a boy on a sea walk round the Scilly Isles is cut off by the tide. Having given up hope of survival, he finds himself waking beside a warm fire with a man, Arthur Pendragon, who is full of strange and amazing tales. Tales of the brave knights Galahad and Lancelot, of beautiful Queen Guinevere, of Camelot castle, the magical sword Excalibur, and the quest for the Holy Grail…

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  • These books really make you think what it must have been like back then.

    9 March 2013

  • liked it

    Michael Morpurgo is a brilliant author who feels children’s books with real emotion rather than just shallow happily ever afters, I recommend him to everyone

    6 March 2013

  • loved it

    This book is very interesting book.

    (So Far!!!!!!!!)

    29 May 2012

  • These are great stories about arthur. My favourite one is Sleeping sword

    4 March 2012

  • liked it

    these books are for older teens but they are stil good.

    17 September 2011

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    Michael Morpurgo

    Master storyteller Michael Morpurgo has written over 100 books for children, and has won a multitude of awards as well as serving as Children’s Laureate from 2003-2005.

    Awards

    Michael was the Children’s Laureate 2003-2005, and has won many awards including The Whitbread Prize For The Wreck of the Zanzibar, the Smarties prize for The Butterfly Lion the Blue Peter Award for Private Peaceful and the Red House award for Shadow.

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