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    • ISBN:9781444015737
    • Publication date:06 Oct 2016
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The Magic Sword

By James Mayhew

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Full colour red Early Reader about the legendary Arthur, Merlin and the sword in the stone, written and illustrated by James Mayhew.

Full colour red Early Reader about the legendary Arthur, Merlin and the sword in the stone, written and illustrated by James Mayhew.

Early Readers are stepping stones from picture books to reading books, perfect for building confidence in new readers and reluctant readers. A blue Early Reader is perfect for sharing and reading together. A red Early Reader is the next step on your reading journey.

Long ago, in the days of knights and castles and magic, there lived a wizard called Merlin. One night, in a churchyard in London, Merlin casts a spell on a sword. He pushes it into a stone and writes magic words, saying: He who pulls this sword out of the stone, is the true King of England. Then Merlin waits for the boy who will be king.

Full colour Early Reader edition of the popular myth about the sword in the stone.

Biographical Notes

James Mayhew is a popular author/illustrator whose many books include the Katie books, published by Orchard and THE KINGFISHER BOOK OF TALES FROM RUSSIA. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and son.

See more of James' work on his website www.jamesmayhew.co.uk and follow him on Twitter @mayhewjames.

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  • Publication date: 06 Oct 2016
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  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
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