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The Kitchen Knight: A Tale of King Arthur (1990)

by Margaret Hodges, Trina Schart Hyman (Illustrator)

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Great illustrations. A tale of a knight in Arthurian legend. ( )
  aclaybasket13 | Jul 29, 2016 |
A retelling of a King Arthur tale. Tells how Gareth brother to Gawian, disguises himself as a kitchen boy to get closes to King Arthur and become a knight. He rescues the damsel in distress from the Red Knight.
  kkcrossley | Apr 16, 2010 |
This is a good example of legend. It is a story that has been passed down for generations. It probably has some truth in the background. King Arthur probably really lived, but I doubt this story happened as it is told. The character of Sir Orkney is a static character. Although he portrays himself differently though out the book it is really peoples reaction to him not him that changes.
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  bsturdevant06 | Nov 13, 2008 |
This book retells the first part of "The tale of Sir Gareth of Orkney." Gareth is knighted by Sir Lancelot. The guy also gets the girl. The story has clear crisp illistrations. Children would find the story intresting it has all the makings of a great tale. ( )
  eecnelsen | Apr 29, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0823410633, Paperback)

Retells the first part of "The Tale of Sir Gareth of Orkney"--one of the most exciting and entertaining of the stories about King Arthur and his knights--which first appeared in Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte D'Arthur. The noble Gareth vanquishes the dreaded Knight of the Red Plain and wins the hand of a fair maiden in this classic for children.

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A retelling of the Arthurian legend of how Sir Gareth becomes a knight and rescues the lady imprisoned by the fearsome Red Knight of the Red Plain.

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