Tales the Harper Sang

Medieval Stories

Isabel Wyatt

Out of print

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Collection of stories for children featuring King Arthur and his Knights. Now published as 'Legends of King Arthur' by Isabel Wyatt.

276 x 212 mm
Lanthorn Press
Story Books & Anthologies
Age Range:
From 7 to 12 years
136 pages
Publication date:
01 Jan 1978


Now published as 'Legends of King Arthur' by Isabel Wyatt.

This wonderful collection of stories for children includes many stories of King Arthur and his Knights, drawn from the Welsh, English, Breton and French traditions. All are full of swords, castles, jousts, gallant knights and beautiful damsels, wise counsel and reckless adventure.

The stories are suitable from children aged from about seven to twelve.

Table of Contents

Medieval Storyteller's Invocation
The Welsh Bards and their Ancient Celtic Stories
The Lady of the Fountain
Marie de France and her 12th Century Breton Lays
The Lay of Sir Lanval
Chretien de Troyes and his 12th Century French Verse-Romances
The Knight of the Cart
Sir Thomas Malory and his 15th Century English Prose-Romances
The Story of Sir Gareth


Isabel Wyatt (1901-92) taught young children for many years and was then, until her retirement in 1965, co-director of studies at Hawkwood College in Gloucestershire, UK. She compiled many story collections for children including The Seven-Year-Old Wonder Book, The Book of Fairy Princes, King Beetle-Tamer and Thorkill of Iceland (all Floris Books).


We're sorry that this edition of Tales the Harper Sang is out of print. However, a new edition, containing the full text, is available instead:
Legends of King Arthur

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