Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The legend of William Tell survived for more than seven hundred years. The Apple and the Arrow, winner of a 1952 Newbery Honor Medal, tells the story through Walter's eyes, as he and his father struggle for the freedom of their family, their village, and their country.
I purchased this book to supplement a music lesson on The William Tell Overture. With an exciting story and plenty of dialogue, it kept the students' attention and added to their... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sabrina Harding
Beautiful story of old. I enjoy reading good history with good character building to my grandchildren. Great illustrations! I'd like to recommend this book.Published 3 months ago by Happybeingmimi
I bought this for my 6 year old and he loved the story. He even took it into his class to share with his classmates.Published 3 months ago by Slingback Sally
We loved this story around our house and so did my grandson a generation later. Highly recommended for boys 8 and up.Published 9 months ago by GC
It is the year 1290 and eleven-soon-to-be-twelve-year-old Walter Tell lives happily in the remote heights of the Swiss Alpine Mountains near the village of Burglen with his father... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Wayne S. Walker
This is a long version of the William Tell story, and it makes an excellent adventure for boys. My little guys loved "William Tell" by Leonard Everett Fisher, and Mary and Conrad... Read morePublished on April 25, 2011 by M. Heiss
I absolutely loved this story. If you are looking at it as part of the Sonlight Curriculum however, I would encourage you to read it first. Read morePublished on April 20, 2011 by Debra
This is a delightful easy reader that brings history to life. I originally bought it because it was on the curriculum list that I was using for my K but I found all 4 of my... Read morePublished on June 14, 2010 by C. Whitfield
I like this book a little. It is about a man trying to shoot an apple of his son's head with an arrow, but if he did not make it he and his son will DIE. Read morePublished on April 7, 2010