Women of Camelot : queens and enchantresses at the court of King Arthur
|Format:||Print Book 2000|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
With a highly engaging text by Mary Hoffman and original illustrations by Christina Balit, the book brings the women of Camelot to life, unveiling their thoughts and feelings. Seven women are featured in the book, including Queen Guinevere, whose passion for Sir Lancelot eased the pain of her unhappy marriage to King Arthur; the tenacious Elaine of Corbenic, who tricks Lancelot into loving her and gives birth to their son Sir Galahad; Nimue, the mysterious and magical Lady of the Lake who robs Merlin of his magic; and Morgan le Fay, the king's half sister and sworn enemy. Resolute and resourceful, these women have intriguing personal stories and exert a strong influence on the events of King Arthur's court. The book includes a genealogy, a bibliography, and a brief description of the leading characters.
Women of Camelot: Queens and
-- Juvenile fiction.
Arthur, -- King -- Fiction.
Knights and knighthood -- Fiction.
England -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| New York :Abbeville Press,2000
67 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
|ISBN||0789206463 (alk. paper)