Arthur's Sword by Sophie McKenzie


Arthur's Sword by Sophie McKenzie

Arthur is a better sword fighter than his foster brother, Kay, but he's not the one training to be a knight. So he is thrilled to meet Merlin, who promises to help him become Kay's squire. Then the king dies, and Arthur gets the chance to carry out his first big challenge. There's a sword stuck in a rock, and no one can pull it free...Arthur's Sword is a modern retelling of the classic legend of old.

About the Author

Sophie McKenzie

Sophie McKenzie was born and brought up in London, where she still lives with her teenage son.

She worked as a journalist and magazine editor until she was made redundant, at which point she seized the opportunity to pursue her ambition to become a writer and enrolled in a creative writing course.

Her debut was the multi-award winning Girl, Missing (2006), and she is also the author of Blood Ties and sequel, Blood Ransom, The Medusa Project series, Luke and Eve trilogy and most recent novels, the thrilling Split Second and Every Second Counts. She has clocked up numerous national and regional book awards, including the Red House Children’s Book Award, has been a featured World Book Day author twice and has twice been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

Her first book for adults, Close My Eyes, sold almost 100,000 copies, received rave reviews and was a Richard and Judy Book Club choice.

You can see Sophie giving her writing tips in a video - click here.

Author photo © J. Ring

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48 pages


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Publication date

1st September 2008



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