Howard Pyle (Mar 5, 1853 – Nov 9, 1911) was an American illustrator and author. In 1894 he began teaching illustration at the Drexel Institute. On the verge of twentieth century, he has founded his own school of art. His classic publication of The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood remains in print up to date due to its popularity. He published his first novel, Otto of the Silver Hand, in 1888. He also illustrated historical and adventure stories for papers and magazines.
The Story of the Champions of the Round Table is a collection of short novels by Howard Pyle. All novels are retellings of old English legends of knights of King Arthur. Arthur is a remarkable folklore figure, but these stories are devoted not to him but to his companions and most renown his knights sirs Launcelot, Tristram and Pecival. All of have fascinating stories of love, triumph and adventure, told in Pyle's inimitable style. Read and immerse into atmosphere of medieval Britain and spirit of knighthood.