Aided by the magician Merlin, Arthur draws the sword from the stone to become King of Britain, and Lord of the Knights of the Round Table. Then, King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, Sir Galahad and other heroic knights rescue maidens, defend Excalibur and search for the Grail.
Marcia Williams is a successful author/illustrator and, with her distinctive cartoon-strip style, has now illustrated and retold many literary classics for children, including The Adventures of Robin Hood (9781406311372), Greek Myths (9781406303476) and Oliver Twist and Other Great Dickens Stories (9781406305630). Her latest books are Archie's War (9781406304275), a child's diary of the First World War and My Secret War Diary by Flossie Albright (9781406309409), a Second World War journal. Marcia lives in Barnes, London.