Book Summary

    "Learn. That is the only thing that never fails."--Merlyn the Wizard

    Before there was a famous king named Arthur, there was a curious boy named Wart and a kind old wizard named Merlyn. Transformed by Merlyn into the forms of his fantasy, Wart learns the value of history from a snake, of education from a badger, and of courage from a hawk--the lessons that help turn a boy into a man. Together, Wart and Merlyn take the reader through this timeless story of childhood and adventure--The Sword in the Stone.

    T.H. White's classic tale of the young Arthur's questioning and discovery of his life is unparalleled for its wit and wisdom, and for its colorfu
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    Author

    Terence Hanbury White

    Year Published

    1938

    Categories

    8-12, Boys, classic, English, Girls, in corpus, made into movie, magic, sci fi/fantasy, Young Adult

    ISBN 13

    9780006753995

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    3.91

    # Ratings

    18321

    # of Words

Book Summary

"Learn. That is the only thing that never fails."--Merlyn the Wizard

Before there was a famous king named Arthur, there was a curious boy named Wart and a kind old wizard named Merlyn. Transformed by Merlyn into the forms of his fantasy, Wart learns the value of history from a snake, of education from a badger, and of courage from a hawk--the lessons that help turn a boy into a man. Together, Wart and Merlyn take the reader through this timeless story of childhood and adventure--The Sword in the Stone.

T.H. White's classic tale of the young Arthur's questioning and discovery of his life is unparalleled for its wit and wisdom, and for its colorfu
(summary from amazon.com)