T. H. White
(1906 - 1964)
Terence Hanbury White (May 29, 1906 – January 17, 1964) was an English author best known for his sequence of Arthurian novels, The Once and Future King, first published together in 1958.
An anthology of stories by different authors and illustrators. This is an abridged version of the Puffin edition. Contains new Pauline Baynes illustrations for an excerpt from The Sword in the Stone.
The author of The Sword in the Stone tells of his adventures in the west of Ireland.
Mistress Masham’s Repose (1946)
Maria, the mistress of Malplaquet, is ten years old and under the opression of a wicked guardian and her governess, then she discovers a settlement of Lilliputians living in Mistress Masham’s Repose on an island in the middle of her private lake.
The Sword in the Stone (1939)
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.