The Sword in the Stone is a novel by British writer T. H. White, published in , initially as a The Once and Future King Book 1: The Sword in the Stone. The Sword in the Stone book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Learn. That is the only thing that never failsMerlyn t. The Sword in the Stone [Terence Hanbury White] on The Sword and the Stone was one of my favorite books as a child and I've reread it several.

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The Sword in the Stone by T. H. White, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Brilliant, high-level take on Arthur's childhood. Read Common Sense Media's The Sword in the Stone review, age rating, and parents guide. Get personalized recommendations and earn points toward a free book! Before you go Check Out. The Bestselling Books of All Time. See the List.

Then I found out that when T. White created The Once and Future King, only a scaled down version of this book was included.

I loved the Once and Future King, and yet, I think this fuller book has much more value for children who really want an epic tale. It jumps all over the place, with not much rhyme or reason, but rather an adventure in every chapter, and most of it quite fantastical.

Nevertheless, this book stands on its own as one filled with great lessons in compassion and the interconnectedness of the entire universe, from stones and trees, to birds and fishes. Children who read it will need either a good vocabulary, a nearby adult, or the willingness to skim what it unfamiliar. Find this at your local bookstore.

The extraordinary story of a boy called Wart — ignored by everyone except his tutor, Merlyn — who goes on to become King Arthur. Collins Modern Classics are re-launched with gorgeous new covers bringing these timeless story to a new generation.

He took hold of the handles with both hands, and strained against the stone… but nothing moved…. Wart had been old Merlin's pupil before, as squire to his foster brother.

Sir Kay. In this classic story, mystery, magic, myth, legend, romance are seen through a gently de-bunking yet still respectful eye. White was 57 years old. He was returning home Check out the latest activities in our KidsZone.

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Looking for More Great Reads? Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Download Hi Res.I love the endape Because much was cut from the trilogy for the 'fix-it' Once and Future King, including some bits other readers describe that tempt me so much, like food and a duel Original Title.

It floats about, taking little bits of history from here, a legend or two from there, and cobbles them together.

I like how because Merlin has come from the future, he can mention things like cars and stuff l Um Not to mention it being 'written' in Northern En Can you believe I had never read this? The Sword in the Stone, although it includes some serious themes, is to some extent a rather whimsical fantasy of Merry England.

They should be erased from the book. I note that in my first review I noticed the way it treats Kay, which is a good sign for this dissertation Great Britain Time Period: