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.
This is Book 7 in the Early Reader Series. See all Early Reader books here.
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James created his first Katie book 'Katie's Picture Show' over twenty years ago as a way to share his enthusiasm for art with children. His series of Katie books are much-loved and respected as an early introduction to art. Also in the series is Katie in London which has been an extremely popular guide to England's capital city. 'Ella Bella Ballerina and the...More about James Mayhew