The extraordinary story of a boy called Wart – ignored by everyone except his tutor, Merlyn – who goes on to become King Arthur.
When Merlyn the magician comes to tutor Sir Ector's sons Kay and the Wart, schoolwork suddenly becomes much more fun. After all, who wouldn't enjoy being turned into a fish, or a badger, or a snake? But Merlyn has very particular plans for the Wart.
This edition of T.H White’s classic story includes a special “Why You’ll Love This Book” introduction by bestselling-author, Garth Nix.
“Funny and wise” Cressida Cowell, author of ‘How to Train Your Dragon’
About the author
Terence Hanbury White was born in 1906 in India. The author of poems, books about hunting and other sports, and some detective stories, he found fame and success with ‘The Sword in the Stone’ (1939), the brilliantly imaginative retelling of King Arthur’s early life.