Selected by the Children’s Book Committee at Bank Street College of Education as one of the 2004 Best Children’s Books for the Year
The late Joan Bodger was known internationally as one of our foremost storytellers. At the heart of her repertoire were the great medieval tales of lords and ladies, treachery, and chivalry. Among these beautiful courtly tales from Europe are the stories of Tristan – young and old – Childe Rowland, Burd Janet, and Iron John.
These are stories that were heard at the long tables of the great halls, stories repeated around modest peat fires in cozy cottages, stories that traveled with the tellers across the seas. Tales of Court and Castle is an irresistible invitation to young readers to discover stories of enduring power.
Joan Bodger juggles the roles of writer, storyteller, and Gestalt therapist. She grew up in a family that treasured books and storytelling. She studied storytelling at Columbia University in 1948 and co-founded the world-renowned Storytelling School of Toronto. She has… More about Joan Bodger
Paperback | $9.95
Published by Tundra Books Nov 11, 2003| 96 Pages| 6 x 8-5/8| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780887766145
Inspired by Your Browsing History
Also in Children’s Middle Grade Fantasy & Magical Books