The Shadow of Camelot

The sixth book in the series visits the mythical court of Camelot.

If you like Arthurian legend, don't miss this exciting  adventure!


"In days of yore, a tale was told

of swords and stones, and knights so bold ..."

  Winner of two medals in the LITERARY CLASSICS BOOK AWARDS 2019




Silver medal for Children's Historical Fiction and Gold medal for the best book in the Folklore category.

Honourable Mention in the READERS' FAVORITE BOOK AWARDS 2018


Did King Arthur really exist? Continuing the quest to find their missing parents who are trapped in the past, Jemima and Joe Lancelot uncover the truth behind the legend when they arrive in Camelot. Together with friend Charlie and their talking Tonkinese cat Max, the young time-travellers are plunged into yet another thrilling adventure.


Was the famous knight Lancelot related to the twins? Who knows? Luckily, he seems to think so and is on hand to protect them when danger threatens.


Meanwhile, Max has a mystery of his own to solve. Will he finally discover why Midnight has been haunting his dreams?


Review for The Shadow of Camelot

"Joe and Jemima Lancelot continue to search for their parents who have been missing for quite a while.  But for this family of time-travelers, the brother and sister must search everywhere and in every time as they persist in their quest to bring their parents home.  They, along with their friend, Charlie, and their talking cat, Max, encounter grand adventures as they search for their lost parents.

In her newest book in the dynamic Shadows from the Past series, author Wendy Leighton-Porter continues to deliver exceptional literature for a youth audience. With exciting plots and historically relevant scenarios, Joe and Jemima enchant young readers with their thrilling adventures. In this book, The Shadow of Camelot, we are introduced to the idealistic land of Camelot, with King Arthur and Merlin the Magician taking center stage along with a cast of other interesting characters of lore and legend.  Young audiences are sure to delight in this tale, replete with magic and prophecies, which is sure to engage even the most reluctant reader.  Recommended for home and school libraries, The Shadow of Camelot has earned the Literary Classics Seal of Approval."