The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions
Enchanting tale of chivalry and love recounts the adventures of the most famous knight of King Arthur’s Round Table.
52 richly detailed illustrations by the author enhance stories of Launcelot’s daring rescue of Queen Guinevere, the tournament at Astolat, the birth of Galahad, and much more.
About the Author
Howard Pyle (March 5, 1853 – November 9, 1911) was an American illustrator and author, primarily of books for young people. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, he spent the last year of his life in Florence, Italy. In 1894 he began teaching illustration at the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry (now Drexel University). After 1900, he founded his own school of art and illustration, named the Howard Pyle School of Illustration Art. Pyle travelled to Florence, Italy in 1910 to study mural painting. He died there in 1911