The Savage Damsel And The Dwarf by Gerald MorrisThe Savage Damsel And The Dwarf by Gerald Morris

The Savage Damsel And The Dwarf

byGerald Morris

Paperback | April 28, 2008

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Her castle under siege by an evil knight who keeps beheading all her would-be rescuers, Lady Lynet realizes the only way to get help is to get it herself. So one night she slips away and strikes out for King Arthur's court where she hopes to find a gallant knight to vanquish the Knight of the Red Lands and free her castle. Gerald Morris's Arthurian novel is a highly comic tale of hidden identities, mysterious knights, faeries and enchantments, damsels-in-distress, and true love.
When Gerald Morris was in fifth grade he loved Greek and Norse mythology and before long was retelling the stories to his younger sister and then to neighborhood kids. He began carrying a notebook in which he kept some of the details related to the different stories. The joy he found in retelling those myths continued when he discovere...
Title:The Savage Damsel And The DwarfFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.63 × 5.13 × 0.53 inPublished:April 28, 2008Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547014376

ISBN - 13:9780547014371

Appropriate for ages: 10


Editorial Reviews

A perfectly delicious, not entirely serious, reimagining of part of Thomas Mallory's Le Morte d'Arthur. . . . No previous knowledge of Arthurian legend is required to enjoy this sweetly amusing tale." -Booklist (3/1/00) Booklist, ALA"A rare action-fantasy title that crosses age and gender lines." - The Bulletin Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"A pleasure." - Horn Book Horn Book"