Black Horses for the King

Paperback | July 14, 2008

byAnne Mccaffrey

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Galwyn, the son of a bankrupt and dishonored aristocrat, has always had an ear for languages. So when Lord Artos-later known as King Arthur-needs an interpreter to help him buy large horses to breed a troop strong enough to carry armed warriors against the Saxon invaders, Galwyn gets a chance to redeem his father's honor and make a name for himself. Includes an author's note..

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Galwyn, the son of a bankrupt and dishonored aristocrat, has always had an ear for languages. So when Lord Artos-later known as King Arthur-needs an interpreter to help him buy large horses to breed a troop strong enough to carry armed warriors against the Saxon invaders, Galwyn gets a chance to redeem his father's honor and make a nam...

ANNE McCAFFREY is one of the most popular fantasy authors writing today, and she is the first woman to have won both the Hugo and the Nebula Awards. Her many bestselling novels in the Dragonriders of Pern series include three for young readers, two of which were chosen as ALA Best Books for Young Adults. Born in Boston, Anne McCaffrey ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 6.88 × 4.32 × 0.65 inPublished:July 14, 2008Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152063781

ISBN - 13:9780152063788

Appropriate for ages: 12

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'The wonderful horse lore, the great and charismatic figure of Arthur, and the sympathetic hero all come together to make an engrossing and realistic Arthurian novel.'- The Horn Book