The extraordinary story of a boy called Wart – ignored by everyone except his tutor, Merlyn – who goes on to become King Arthur. Collins Modern Classics are re-launched with gorgeous new covers bringing these timeless story to a new generation. “Come, sword,” said the Wart. He took hold of the handles with both hands, and strained against the stone… but nothing moved… When the wizard Merlyn comes to tutor Sir Ectors sons, Kay and the Wart, studying suddenly becomes much more exciting. After all, who wouldnt enjoy being turned into a fish, or a badger, or a snake? But the Wart is destined for greater things and Merlyns magical teachings are only the beginning of his amazing future… This edition of T.H Whites classic story includes a special “Why Youll Love This Book” introduction by bestselling author, Garth Nix.