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The Sword in the Stone


Author(s):T. H. White
Illustrator(s):Robert Lawson
T. H. White
Publisher(s): G. P. Putnam’s Sons
Year Published: 1939
Type: Hardcover
Genre: King Arthur
Age Range: Ages 9-12: Longer Chapter Books
Pages: 312
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
LCCN: 39027014
OCLC: 977779568


This is the story of King Arthur’s boyhood with his foster father Sir Ector and his foster brother Kay. Merlin the magician is his tutor who sometimes gets confused as he is living time backwards.

The author was an expert on medieval chivalry. Robert Lawson supplied the endpapers.

This book is the Main Edition.