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The seeing stone

Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Publisher: New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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In late twelfth-century England, a thirteen-year-old boy named Arthur recounts how Merlin gives him a magical seeing stone which shows him images of the legendary King Arthur, the events of whose life seem to have many parallels to his own.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Arthur, King; King Arthur; Arthur, King.
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Crossley-Holland
ISBN: 0439263263 9780439263269 0439263271 9780439263276 9780613506427 0613506421 9780756910877 0756910870
OCLC Number: 44885233
Notes: Sequel: At the crossing-places.
Description: 342 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Arthur and Merlin --
Terrible secret --
Into the bullring --
My black king finger --
Duty --
Coeur De Lion --
My tailbone --
Little Luke and pigeon pie --
Tumber hill --
Sleeping king --
Jack words --
Fever --
Knowing and understanding --
Jumpers and my writing room --
Nine --
Three sorrows, three fears, three joys --
Tempest's teeth --
Just Jack --
Nain in armor --
Obsidian --
Lance and longbow --
Long live the king! --
Messenger's complaint --
Royal brothers --
Ice and fire --
Merlin --
Muffled --
Peddler --
Luke --
Poor stupid --
Seeing stone --
On my own --
Nutshells and good earth --
Desire --
Flyting --
Hallowe'en --
Passion --
Strange saints --
Uther explains --
Schoolmen, scribes, and artists --
Mouthfuls of air --
Foster child --
Crossing places --
Luke's illness --
Pains --
Unfair song --
New bow --
Ice --
Baptism --
My name --
Hooter and worse --
My quest --
Brother --
Between breath and breath --
Hares and angels --
Pots of tears --
Half-dead king --
Lady Alice and my tailbone --
Grace and Tom --
Fifth son --
Goshawk --
Thin ice --
Devil's berries --
Rot and bad blood --
Art of forgetting --
Hot and important --
Gates of paradise --
Words for Luke --
Despair --
Manor court --
Butterflies --
Merlin and the archbishop --
Acorn --
Spelling --
Pope's proclamation --
Nothing's not worth hiding --
Foul stroke --
Not yet --
Archbishop's messenger --
Knight in the yellow dress --
Tanwen's secret --
King John's Christmas present --
Nine gifts --
Sword in the stone --
Splatting and sword-pulling --
Riding to London --
Christmas --
Sir Kay --
Fourth son --
Turning of the century --
Lightly and fiercely --
Whole armor --
King of Britain --
Blood-truths --
Son of Uther --
Blood on the snow --
Unhooded --
At once --
What matters --
Song of the North Star.
Responsibility: Kevin Crossley-Holland.
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In late twelfth-century England, a thirteen-year-old boy named Arthur recounts how Merlin gives him a magical seeing stone which shows him images of the legendary King Arthur, the events of whose life seem to have many parallels to his own.

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