Women of Camelot: Queens and Enchantresses at the Court of King Arthur
 
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Women of Camelot: Queens and Enchantresses at the Court of King Arthur [Hardcover]

Mary Hoffman , Christina Balit


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There were some very powerful women at Camelot and this book redresses the balance with all those heroic knights. Christina Balit's illustrations are pretty scary and characters like Morgan le Fay, Morgause and Nime will delight feisty girls. Blackbird Pie --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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These intriguing stories retell the English legend of Camelot through the eyes of the influential queens, passionate wives, and powerful sorceresses who shaped the fate of King Arthur's court. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Mary Hoffman has written over 90 books for children, that range from picture books to novels. Amazing Grace, first published in 1991, was commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal and has since become a modern classic. Together with its sequels, Grace and Family and Princess Grace, and the storybooks Starring Grace, Encore Grace and Bravo, Grace, it has sold around 1.5 million copies. Mary has also written the hugely successful Great Big Book of Families, illustrated by Ros Asquith, which is now in 15 editions worldwide. Her other books for Frances Lincoln include The Colour of Home, Kings and Queens of the Bible and An Angel Just Like Me. She lives in Oxfordshire with her husband and three Burmese cats, and has three grown-up children, all working in the arts. To visit Mary Hoffman's website click here To read an interview with Mary Hoffman click here Christina Balit was born in Manchester but grew up in the Middle East. She studied at Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art, and also attended Morley Theatre School and Questors Theatre School. She has exhibited widely and is also a playwright. Her books have won several nominations, commendations and a shortlist place for the Kate Greenway Medal. Kingdom of the Sun (written by Jaqueline Mitton), won the 2002 English Association Award for non-fiction. To learn more about Christina Balit click here --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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