The Sleeping Sword

The Sleeping Sword

Bun is trapped in a living death. Since he dived off a rock and hit his head, his whole world has been dark. He lost his sight in the accident, and now stumbles aimlessly around his parents’ home in the Scilly Isles. But one day, walking in a field, Bun wanders into a hidden cave. It turns out to be a tomb containing a wonderfully wrought sword and shield. And as Bun grasps the sword, something miraculous happens: something that will draw him into the long-lost world of King Arthur and his knights, and reveal to Bun a quest of his own…

  • A timeless and captivating story by a best-loved writer
  • Weaves the ancient Excalibur legend into a modern setting
  • Michael Morpurgo has written over 100 children’s books
  • His novels include War Horse and The Butterfly Lion

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    Michael Morpurgo

    Master storyteller Michael Morpurgo has written over 100 books for children, and has won a multitude of awards as well as serving as Children’s Laureate from 2003-2005.

    Awards

    Michael was the Children’s Laureate 2003-2005, and has won many awards including The Whitbread Prize For The Wreck of the Zanzibar, the Smarties prize for The Butterfly Lion the Blue Peter Award for Private Peaceful and the Red House award for Shadow.

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