Scholastic Press

August 2008

$17.95 AU

416p pb

ISBN: 978-0439918497

fp May 2007

Song Of The Sparrow

Lisa Ann Sandell

from the book...

Since the days of King Arthur, there have been paintings and poems created in her name. She is Elaine of Ascolat - the Lady of Shalott. And now, there is a new story, a new vision, of this mysterious and captivating girl.

 

Beautiful sixteen-year-old Elaine has a temperament as fiery as her long red hair. The daughter of a soldier in young Arthur's army, Elaine is the sole girl in a militaristic world of men. Often slipping into daydreams, she wishes that the handsome Lancelot would see her as more than a tomboy.

 

Then a new girl arrives, and Elaine is thrilled - until Gwynivere proves to be cold and cruel. But when Elaine and Gwynivere are thrown into a situation of gravest danger, the girls must band together in order to survive. Can Elaine find the strength to fight for the kingdom she has always believed in?

 

Acclaimed author Lisa Ann Sandell brings a haunting lyricism and an epic sweep to this tale of love, betrayal, and war. Heartbreaking, eloquent, and gripping, this novel is a striking addition to the canon of Camelot mythology.

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