The Lady of Shalott
Four gray walls, and four gray towers, Overlook a space of flowers, And the silent isle imbowers The Lady of Shalott. Tennyson's romantic poem, full of atmosphere and emotion, tells the story of the mysterious Lady of Shalott. In this exquisite illustrated edition, Charles Keeping's evocative pictures take us to Camelot, a fabled world of knights and castles, to witness the cursed life and tragic death of a beautiful but doomed maiden. This new edition features rescanned artwork to capture the inspiring detail of Keeping's illustrations and a striking new cover.
Lines you'll remember, pictures you'll never forget.
Keeping's illustrations are amongst the most powerful images ever to have appeared in children's literature. Books for Keeps
Charles Keeping was the two-time winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal.