Greek mythology mentions a number of magical swords and, especially. However, in other variants excalibur itself is the sword in the stone. An exciting and spectacular new version of a favorite classic in which a wonderfully eccentric merlin magically transports us to the shining world of king arthur. King arthur and the magic sword by keith moseley goodreads. The ancients gates and you would periodically find these really powerful magic swords that represented different elements and stuff. The final empire by brandon sanderson, the name of the wind by patrick rothfuss, the great hunt by robert jordan, the. The matter of britain stories, focusing on king arthur, are one of the most popular literary. Pyles classic the story of king arthur and his knights in this eyecatching popup book. That coupled with the legend of zelda really got me hooked on magic swords.
Vintage illustrated classroom textbook that presents greek m. Childrens fiction ages 812 a collection of short stories by multitalented author and actor jon koons performed by a full cast. His magic is used in the book as a method to help young arthur gain firsthand observations of various parts of the natural world. Full colour red early reader about the legendary arthur, merlin and the sw. Carter, wizards first rule by terry goodkind, year of the unicorn by andre norton, sword dance. The third magic isbn 0888991266 is a fantasy book written by welwyn wilton katz and published by groundwood books in 1988. Lorrie richards as anne jack kosslyn as the ogre maila nurmi as the hag sorceress ted finn as 1st dwarf angelo rossitto as 2nd dwarf. Ghost king 1988, last sword of power 1988, the entire. The legend of king arthur and his knights of the round table have inspired a number of epic stories, from the magical tales of the sword excalibur, the bravery. Storyboard, renaissance, cedar forest, viking sword, medieval weapons, swords and daggers, niklas, fantasy weapons, medieval fantasy. As the text jumps from one bit of arthuriana to another, from merlins setting of the fateful sword into the anvil to. Tyrfing a cursed sword that appears in norse mythology that would kill a man when drawn and would eventually kill its wielder.
Each story is brought to life by talented actors joe bevilacqua. Excalibur is the sword of king arthur in sir thomas malorys iconic work le. The magic and the sword meet your next favorite book. A magical weapon is one that is directly described as such in the work, or one that has obvious fantastic or supernatural qualities. King arthur and the magic sword hardcover october 1, 1990. In book ix of history of the kings of britain, caliburn is first referenced as.
Only arthur could draw it out, thereby proving that he is the rightful king. It is a standalone book 215 pages in length and interweaves the legend of king arthur within its. This is a list of magical weapons from fiction and folklore. Merlins tale of arthur s magic sword keith engar on. Best magic show in the world genius rubiks cube magician americas got talent duration. Martin, the coming of conan the cimmerian by robert e. Swords and deviltry by fritz leiber, a game of thrones by george r. In most variants, this sword was then broken, and he receives from the lady of the lake a new sword called excalibur, arguably the most famous of magic swords. Brandon sanderson goodreads author shelved 4 times as swordsandmagic avg rating 4. He manages to release magic back into the world using excalibur in the. Fantasy swordslist of famous swords from book series. List of works based on arthurian legends wikipedia.
Sword kladenets a fabulous magic sword in some old. In this case, arthur was betrayed when he refused to pass the book on to his. Arthur, astride his horse, his pennant aloft, bounds over a snowy field. Arthur related teen and juvenile fiction king arthur libguides. Any good fantasy novel recommendations would be much appreciated. Mrlendd takes arthur to the sword in the stone, realizing that this must be the. Find the top 100 most popular items in amazon books best sellers. A collection of stories for the young at heart audio theater jon koons on. The twelve swords of power, each with a unique magic property, were forged by vulcan and capriciously scattered across a world in which technology had been replaced by magic and the deities of classical antiquity returned. It was for this work that katz received the governor generals literary award. I have fond memories playing a an old ps2 game called draken. King arthur and the magic sword adapted from the story of king. With magic clawing at the kingdoms borders, the great wizard merlin conjured a.1322 1262 57 451 154 524 1472 511 1127 1311 271 678 43 634 693 246 383 1627 1106 339 849 223 307 178 1358 283 641 91 1311 972 537 624 695 1424 1338 448 421 1238 493 136 987 228 149 1136