About King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table
Retold out of the old romances, this collection of Arthurian tales endeavors to make each adventure–"The Quest for the Round Table, " "The First Quest of Sir Lancelot, " "How the Holy Grail Came to Camelot, " and so forth–part of a fixed pattern that effectively presents the whole story, as it does in Le Morte D’Arthur, but in a way less intimidating to young readers. (All Ages)
Roger Lancelyn Green (1918–1987) was a biographer of children’s writers and a reteller of myths, legends, and fairy tales. He was a member of the Oxford literary group the Inklings, along with J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis.