Math and Magic in Camelot

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Author: Lilac Mohr

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781542694551

Category: Animals, Mythical

Page: 288

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When Lulu and Elizabeth find themselves in Camelot, they are expecting to meet King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Instead, the twins enter the world of the Lily Maidens, an organization of women who travel through legends and time in pursuit of knowledge. But dark forces are uniting against the Kingdom; Merlin, the Black Pig, and a vast army of men and mythological beasts are marching for Camelot's gate. Only the magic of science, mathematics, and poetry can preserve honor's code and defend the Kingdom against the impending onslaught of evil.

Math and Magic in Wonderland

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Author: Lilac Mohr

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781532894428

Category:

Page: 256

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Galileo, Newton, Descartes, and Pascal too, All followed rabbit trails that led to something new. Lulu and Elizabeth are two girls who love to play with numbers, words, and (on occasion) toy swords. Join them on a grand adventure, where classic math and logic riddles lead the way through a world inspired by Lewis Carroll's poetry. Filled with engaging puzzles, tidbits about famous mathematicians, and a dash of humor, this interactive book is sure to inspire adults and children, alike, to follow their own rabbit trails into the magical world of mathematics.

Merlin, Morgan Le Fay and the Magic of Camelot | Children's Arthurian Folk Tales

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Author: Baby Professor

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1541908163

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 40

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Arthur’s stories are filled with power, magic and a lot of love and responsibilities. You would love to read these stories to your children because of the lessons they provide. But since these books have been designed to be child-friendly, self-paced reading is also encouraged. Grab a copy today!

Queen of Camelot

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Author: Nancy McKenzie

Publisher: Del Rey

ISBN: 9780345455468

Category: Fiction

Page: 640

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“Guinevere comes alive–a strong, resourceful, and compassionate woman, accessible to modern folk . . . McKenzie makes a quantum leap in defining the character of Guinevere as a real, flesh-and-blood woman. The Arthur-Guinevere-Lancelot triangle comes alive as well–believable, poignant, and bearing the seeds of tragedy.” –KATHERINE KURTZ On the night of Guinevere’s birth, a wise woman declares a prophecy of doom for the child: She will be gwenhwyfar, the white shadow, destined to betray her king, and be herself betrayed. Years pass, and Guinevere becomes a great beauty, riding free across Northern Wales on her beloved horse. She is entranced by the tales of the valorous Arthur, a courageous warrior who seems to Guinevere no mere man, but a legend. Then she finds herself betrothed to that same famous king, a hero who commands her willing devotion. Just as his knights and all his subjects, she falls under Arthur’s spell. At the side of King Arthur, Guinevere reigns strong and true. Yet she soon learns how the dark prophecy will reveal itself. She is unable to conceive. Arthur’s only true heir is Mordred, offspring of a cursed encounter with the witch Morgause. Now Guinevere must make a fateful choice: She decides to raise Mordred, teaching him to be a ruler and to honor Camelot. She will love him like a mother. Mordred will be her greatest joy–and the key to her ultimate downfall. Return to a time of legend–the days of Guinevere and Arthur and the glory that was to become Camelot From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Magic of Math

Solving for x and Figuring Out Why

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Author: Arthur Benjamin

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465061621

Category: Mathematics

Page: 336

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The Magic of Math is the math book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examples—from ice cream scoops and poker hands to measuring mountains and making magic squares—this book empowers you to see the beauty, simplicity, and truly magical properties behind those formulas and equations that once left your head spinning. You'll learn the key ideas of classic areas of mathematics like arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus, but you'll also have fun fooling around with Fibonacci numbers, investigating infinity, and marveling over mathematical magic tricks that will make you look like a math genius! A mathematician who is known throughout the world as the “mathemagician,” Arthur Benjamin mixes mathematics and magic to make the subject fun, attractive, and easy to understand. In The Magic of Math, Benjamin does more than just teach skills: with a tip of his magic hat, he takes you on as his apprentice to teach you how to appreciate math the way he does. He motivates you to learn something new about how to solve for x, because there is real pleasure to be found in the solution to a challenging problem or in using numbers to do something useful. But what he really wants you to do is be able to figure out why, for that's where you'll find the real beauty, power, and magic of math. If you are already someone who likes math, this book will dazzle and amuse you. If you never particularly liked or understood math, Benjamin will enlighten you and—with a wave of his magic wand—turn you into a math lover.

Camelot

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Author: Jane Yolen

Publisher: Philomel

ISBN: 9780399225406

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 198

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A collection of ten short stories and one song exploring the comic, tragic, and magical adventures of King Arthur, Merlin, and the other inhabitants of Camelot.

Arthurian Magic

A Practical Guide to the Wisdom of Camelot

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Author: John Matthews,Virginia Chandler,Caitlin Matthews,Gareth Knight

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738753408

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 648

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Discover a system of magical work based on the stories of Arthur and his legendary realm. With meditations, rituals, visualizations, and pioneering shamanic techniques, Arthurian Magic leads you on a profound soul journey designed to raise consciousness and unleash deep levels of wisdom. Discover dozens of exercises and a complete twelve-month course of study that will bring the mysteries alive and open your inner awareness to the mystical power of these profound legends. Dozens of magical groups and countless individuals have turned to the Arthurian tales for inspiration, instruction, and initiation. This book is a guide for beginners and experienced practitioners to cultivate the spiritual power of these influential myths. Explore the sacred sites, songs, blessings, invocations, and festivals. Create incense and oils for magical workings. Meet the most important and influential archetypal figures as you discover how to awaken the knight within.

The Magic of Camelot

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Author: Gabrielle Gilkison

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1414007027

Category: Fiction

Page: 676

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The Magic Hare

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Author: Lynne Reid Banks

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780380715626

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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For everyone who loves magic, here are the delightful tales of a wild and wonderful animal who is clever enough to outwit giants and dragons,greedy kings and bad-tempered queens, but caring enough to help those in trouble, even if he has to travel to the moon. The only thing he never is, is boring. You'll read these stories again and again, and never, ever forget The Magic Hare.

Grail Quest #1: The Camelot Spell

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Author: Laura Anne Gilman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061908525

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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On the eve of the Quest for the Holy Grail, every adult in King Arthur's castle falls into an enchanted sleep. The future of Camelot rests on the shoulders of fourteen-year-old squire Gerard, who has dreamed of becoming a Knight of the Round Table his whole life. With the help of Newt, the stable boy, and Ailis, a young maidservant, he must face terrible dangers, including a monstrous bridge troll, a wise and scheming dragon -- and finally, a dark, powerful force that will stop at nothing to destroy King Arthur, the knights, and the entire realm of Camelot.

The World of Camelot

King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table

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Author: Michael Foss

Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books

ISBN: 1782432523

Category: Social Science

Page: 382

View: 4298

Settle into your favorite chair, prop your feet up, and prepare to journey back in time to a world of knights and ladies, grace and bravery, where the chivalric code reigned supreme. Enter Camelot and relive the coming of Arthur and how as a young boy he pulled the sword from the stone and claimed his throne. Meet Merlin, Gawain, Balin le Savage, the Knights of the Round Table, and other legendary figures in exciting tales and colorful illustrations. Witness the marriage of Arthur and Guenevere, and the Queen's later romance with the handsome Lancelot. Watch as history's most famous knights demonstrate their bravery in a fierce joust. See the beginnings of the famous quest for the Holy Grail, and how Sir Galahad, the noblest of all knights, was conceived in trickery. Enjoy stories of magic and enchantment, valor and vengeance, that end with Arthur's death and the downfall of his knights, but remain in people's hearts forever.

Night of the Ninth Dragon

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Author: Mary Pope Osborne

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0553510894

Category: JUVENILE FICTION

Page: 144

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Magic Tree House is the #1 bestselling chapter book series! In their NEW adventure, Jack and Annie return to Camelot! In this thrilling adventure steeped in history, Mary Pope Osborne introduces readers to classic Welsh legends and continues her own story of King Arthur, Merlin, and the Knights of the Round Table. Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House website at MagicTreeHouse.com!

Exiled from Camelot

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Author: Cherith Baldry

Publisher: Green Knight Pub

ISBN: 9781928999164

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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The court of Camelot is unsettled by the arrival of Loholt, King Arthur?s illegitimate son. Driven by the need for an heir, the king embraces the stranger, though not everyone in Camelot so readily accepts the mysterious young man. Arthur?s seneschal and foster brother, the redoubtable Sir Kay, is especially wary of Loholt?s motives. And when Loholt is killed, Kay finds himself under suspicion of murder.Stripped of his knighthood, Kay forges an unwilling alliance with the renegade Briant and his lover, the enchantress Brisane, who seek to bring down the men closest to the king. If Sir Kay cannot redirect their plot or win back the court?s trust, nothing will save Camelot from the twin threats of war and evil sorcery.?One of the half-dozen best Arthurian novels I have yet read.? ?Phyllis Ann Karr, author of Idylls of the Queen and The Arthurian Companion.?An original novel of considerable merit.? ?Science Fiction Chronicle?A book you will not want to put down.? ?RPGnet

King Arthur & the legends of Camelot

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Author: Molly Perham

Publisher: Viking Pr

ISBN: 9780670849901

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 171

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Retells the stories of Merlin, Morgan Le Fay, the Round Table, Sir Lancelot, Tristram and Iseult, Sir Gareth, the Grail quest, Mordred, and the decline of Camelot

The Mice of the Round Table 1: A Tail of Camelot

1. A Tail of Camelot

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Author: Julie Leung

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

ISBN: 1848125232

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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An epic adventure of daring, legend and legacy begins below the floorboards of Camelot. Below the carpets and flagstones of Camelot lies a secret world much like Arthur's royal court. Lord Yvers Christopher leads the castle creatures with a steady paw, upholds a tenuous truce with the animals of the Darkling Woods and guards the world's greatest treasure: the Holy Grail. Unknown to the knights above, the mice of the round table strive to ensure the safety of all who live within the castle walls, human and otherwise. So when Yvers is assassinated, the whole of Camelot is at risk. His grandson Calib Christopher must follow in his pawsteps but does the young mouse have the strength and power to lead his people and unite with the Darklings against the evil that threatens them all? A rich, fun fantastical new series from new talent Julie Leung.

The Dogs of Camelot

Stories of the Kennedy Canines

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Author: Margaret Reed,Joan Lownds

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493031627

Category: History

Page: 176

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Before that tragic day on November 22, 1963, the Kennedy years were filled with hope and promise. As the White House gardener put it, they were also filled with children and dogs. The Dogs of Camelotilluminates the inside story of the Kennedys’ lifelong love of dogs and the unparalleled canine corps they brought to the White House. The American public only saw glimpses of the many Kennedy pets because of the zealous way Jackie Kennedy guarded her family’s privacy. Through cooperation with the Kennedy Library, the authors have access to rare and previously unpublished photos and stories that present a fascinating angle about the Kennedys that is deeply revealing about their character and compassion.

The Golden Sword (the Camelot Inheritance - Book 1)

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Author: Rosie Morgan

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781497402249

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 196

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THE GOLDEN SWORD Finalist in the 2014 Wishing Shelf Independent Book Awards; 2015 IndieBRAG Medallion honouree; Nominated for the 2015 Holyer an Gof Awards. 'This novel has the type of cross age-appeal as say, Harry Potter or Percy Jackson. Kids will love it, but so will the adults!' Indie Book Reviews. THE GOLDEN SWORD is the first in this epic fantasy series. It's Arthurian, but not as you know it. Arthur Penhaligon is under the illusion that he's just an ordinary skateboarder but, unknown to him, his destiny is calling... and it involves a sword - of the legendary variety. Skateboarding might just have to take second place. Arthur and his friends find themselves sucked into an epic world of magic, mystery and danger. A world where people travel through time, animals take control, and where rivals are willing to resort to murder. Myth and legend, fantasy and adventure have never seemed so real, or so dangerous. Excalibur is waiting. Finalist: The Wishing Shelf Book Awards 2014. THE GOLDEN SWORD is a teenage adventure book for boys and girls. Age 10 and over. The second in THE CAMELOT INHERITANCE series has now been released: THE TIME SMUGGLERS is the story of Arthur's quest. It's also the story of four teenagers, ancient knights ... and a dragon, a very tiny one, pitted against time-defying enemies. Camelot is calling. The illustrations in THE GOLDEN SWORD are by Rosie Morgan. A thrilling mystery book with action & adventure. Ideal for teenagers and boys and girls aged 10 to 14. THE CAMELOT INHERITANCE series is set in the wild and beautiful county of Cornwall, UK. If you love a gripping adventure mystery, download your copy or buy your paperback version of THE GOLDEN SWORD now. Just scroll to the top of the page and select BUY! Perfect for 10 - 14 year olds. INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR Q: How did you decide to write for 10-14 year olds? A: When I was about 10 -14 years old, I loved reading action & adventure stories and mysteries filled with magic. I used to haunt our local library, borrowing anything with a vaguely magical theme. It had to be well-written with a gripping story, action-filled and a page-turner. (My all-time favourite author? C.S.Lewis.) Q. Is this book for boys or girls? Definitely for both! Boys and girls between the ages of 10-14, teens and preteens, have read and loved it; although lots of adults are enjoying it too! If you love a fast-paced mystery adventure, then THE GOLDEN SWORD, #1 THE CAMELOT INHERITANCE series could be right for you. I'd be delighted to know what you think of it, so do leave a review on here if you liked it. Follow Rosie Morgan: https: //twitter.com/writingrosie Visit Rosie Morgan's blog: http: //rosie-morgan-cornwall.blogspot.co.uk Follow Rosie on Facebook: Rosie Morgan Cornwall Rosie Morgan writes mystery books for 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 year olds. Her books are action and adventure stories, magic and fantasy stories and teen & young adult mysteries, with a dash of time travel. Perfect if you're looking for: teenage adventure books for girls; teenage adventure books for boys; books for boys 11-14, or children's books age 9 - 11.

The Ring of Morgana

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Author: Donna Hosie

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781495374999

Category: Fiction

Page: 299

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Sixteen-year-old Mila Roth wants to be normal. It's a phrase that has been drilled into her by her mother since she was born.But Mila Roth is anything but normal. For sixteen years her parents have hidden a secret from her. For Mila was born one thousand years ago in the land of Logres, and far from being a math teacher and a housewife, Mila's parents are the awakened King Arthur and Gorian druid queen, Morgana.Two worlds, one thousand years apart. And those worlds are about to collide.The spirit of the malevolent Lady of the Lake has been contained for sixteen years in the fabled Ring of Morgana. When the ring curses Mila's younger sister, Lilly, the Roth family has no choice but to return Mila to the land of her birth as they face a battle against time itself.Accompanied by her best friend, Rustin, Mila will have to decide whether to defy those she loves in order to save her sister. Should she trust the Gorian druids and the mysterious Melehan? What is the true cost to Mila's heart as she strives to master the purple flame? And why have her mother and father denied the truth of her origins for so long?For she alone has the combined power of royalty and druid magic within her.And now only Mila can save Lilly and Logres.

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

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Author: Mark Twain

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Americans

Page: 433

View: 6698

Hank Morgan finds himself transported back to England's Dark Ages -- where he is immediately captured and sentenced to death at Camelot. Fortunately, he's quick-witted, and in the process of saving his life he turns himself into a celebrity -- winning himself the position of prime minister as well as the lasting enmity of Merlin.