Arthur, High King of Britain
Morpurgo, MichaelISBN: 9781405239615;
From former Children's Laureate and award-winning author Michael Morpurgo comes, "Arthur High King of Britain", reissued with a beautiful new cover. Marooned on a sandbank, a boy faces certain death. With the sea closing in and the current about to drag him to a watery grave, his final wish is to see heaven.Waking in a strange bed, the boy meets an old man sitting by the fire with his dog. It is Arthur, the great warrior king of legend, and from his lips the boy hears of Camelot, chivalry, magic, evil and betrayal.