[BHE 88] On Kings, Princes, Castles, and Knights – Library Loot

1504011_697264100319069_473356480_n

Myra here.

Last week, Fats launched our new bimonthly theme for January and February. Allow me to share my library loot in connection to our theme.

Picture Books on Kings and Princesses

IMG_0364

The King of Quizzical Island by Gordon Snell and illustrated by David McKee and presumably its sequel The King of Quizzical Island Digs through the World by Gordon Snell and illustrated by David McKee.

IMG_0365

The Princess of Borscht by Leda Schubert and illustrated by Bonnie Christensen, The Girl in the Castle inside the Museum by Kate Bernheimer and pictures by Nicoletta Ceccoli.

IMG_0366

The Prince’s New Pet by Brian Anderson.

Legendary Kings and Outlaws

IMG_0367

Arthur of Albion by John Matthews and Pavel Tatarnikov, Robin Hood retold by David Calcutt and illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith.

IMG_0368

King Arthur by Rosalind Kerven and illustrated by Tudor Humphries, Excalibur written and illustrated by Hudson Talbott, Lancelot written and illustrated by Hudson Talbott.

IMG_0369

Usborne Stories of Knights & Castles by Anna Milbourne and illustrated by Alan Marks, Lost Worlds by John Howe.

Princes and Princesses from Fairy Tales of Old

IMG_0370

The King of the Golden River: A Legend of Stiria by John Ruskin and illustrated by Juan Wijngaard.

IMG_0371

The Serpent Slayer and other stories of Strong Women by Katrin Tchana and Trina Schart Hyman, The Fairy Tale Princess: Seven Classic Stories from the Enchanted Forest by Su Blackwell.

IMG_0372

The King with Horse’s Ears and Other Irish Folktales retold by Batt Burns and illustrated by Igor Oleynikov, Grimm’s Fairy Tales illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

Do you have other titles that you would like to recommend to us for our theme? We would be happy to hear them.

*** Video ads other readers may find at the bottom of this post are NOT endorsed by GatheringBooks but are randomly included by WordPress to maintain their site. ***

3 Comments on [BHE 88] On Kings, Princes, Castles, and Knights – Library Loot

  1. Lots of good titles!! =)

    Like

  2. I enjoyed The Princess of Borscht, but don’t know the others-good finds, Myra. What about the Marilyn Singer poetry books, Follow, Follow and Mirror, Mirror? They are about nursery rhymes, and some royalty is included. Have a great week!

    Like

  3. Great picks! I want to read 95% of those. :)

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 299 other followers

%d bloggers like this: