The Lady of Shalott

Author(s): Alfred Lord Tennyson

Poetry and Nursery Rhymes

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.


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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.

General Fields

  • : 9780192794437
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : September 2013
  • : 280mm X 213mm X 3mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • : Paperback
  • : Charles Keeping
  • : 821.8
  • : 32
  • : Full Colour