King Arthur (Usborne Graphic Legends)
With the Kingdom of Britain facing chaos, the mysterious Merlin takes the infant Prince Arthur into hiding. Many years later, the young boy is shocked to discover that he is the country's rightful ruler. Alongside his brave Knights of the Round Table, the newly-crowned King Arthur must fight many battles to keep his kingdom intact. Swords, sorcery and epic quests come together in this action-packed graphic adventure. Graphic novels are more popular than ever thanks to popular culture and the amount of exposure they get. These new Graphic Stories from Usborne provide a great gateway to somewhat difficult stories for reluctant readers to learn to enjoy. Specifically designed to be easily readable, with familiar vocabulary and sentence structures, these stories are entertaining, and the fun, action-packed illustrations are a great way to initiate reluctant readers to the pleasure of sitting down and being swept into an imaginary universe and be taken away by a story.
The Graphic Legends Series published by Usborne presents a great introduction to some of the literary classics in an exciting graphic literature format. The books in this series will entertain the reader, and give them a taste of educational literature at the same time. The books are full color. In addition to the cartoon type of reading, there is an overview of the story in regular print in the back few pages. 10.12" x 6.75" x 0.38" 104 pgs, pb. ~Judy