A wittily told and unusual story about the chivalrous world of knights, squires, damsels and challenges. When a stranger comes into the tavern claiming that he is a knight but wearing a long dress the villagers don’t know what to make of him. But they are soon spellbound by the story of his fight for Venus, the goddess of love. Carefully crafted and simply told with strong illustrations to match, this is an excellent book for younger readers. Terry Deary’s stories make the past come alive. The Knight of Spurs and Spirits is also available.
A village in Germany, 1227. Sir Ulrich decides to show all the other knights in the land that they should be fighting for love. He will challenge any knight in the name of Venus, goddess of love. And he will fight them wearing a dress!
|Publication date:||1st July 2009|
|Publisher:||A & C Black Publishers Ltd|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers|
One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors Terry Deary is the author of 249 fiction and non-fiction books published in 36 years and is one of the most successful children’s authors of all time. His Horrible Histories series has sold over 6 million copies in the UK and has been translated into over 40 languages, as well as being adapted into a BAFTA award-winning television series for CBBC. Terry was also voted The Outstanding Non-Fiction Author of the 20th Century (Books for Keeps). He has now turned his attentions to adult fiction and non-fiction and more television ...More About Terry Deary