"Enhanced by Renier's lighthearted medieval scenes . . . Morris's yarn weaves clever turns, knightly violence and chivalric (i.e., human) values in action into an ingeniously integrated retelling of Gawain and the Green Knight." "Kirkus Reviews," starred review
In the third installment in the Knights' Tales series, Gerald Morris tells the laugh-out-loud taleofKing Arthur'smost celebrated knight, and nephew, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.With lively illustrationsby AaronRenier, Morris creates a captivating and comical medieval worldthat teemswithhumor andwonder.
About the Author
Gerald Morris is Assistant Professor of Religion, Division of Religion and Philosophy, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
Aaron Renierwas born and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin, andattended artschool in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.He's drawn comics as far back as he can remember, and today he has found a very vibrant and supportive community of cartoonists in Chicago, where he currently resides.Renier is the recipient of the Will Eisner Comic Industry Award for Talent Deserving Wider Recognition, and received a nomination for best Children's Album in 2005.
"An ingeniously integrated retelling of Gawain and the Green Knight and other episodes from the Arthurian canon. Worthy reading for all budding squires and damsels."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great
"Rejoice, fans of the Squire’s Tales, Morris is finally bringing his terrific recastings of Arthurian legend to a younger audience...More, please."—Kirkus, starred review
"The art catches the tone of the writing in the often-amusing ink drawings. A promising series debut for young readers."—Booklist
"The book's brevity and humor make it accessible to reluctant readers, and it is a fantastic read-aloud."—School Library Journal
"This trim novel, with simple vocabulary and brief, witty chapters, is an ideal fit for early readers...but fans of the legendary characters may find particular delight in this irreverent and unabashedly silly exploration of Arthur's court and his most influential knight."—The Bulletin
The Adventures of Sir Givret the Short
"...sure to please young readers enamored with medieval derring-do."—School Library Journal
The Adventures of Sir Gawain The True"Broad humor, graced with lively language will have readers laughing along with this boisterous Arthurian adventure."—Yellow Brick Road