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Robin Hood (1904)

by J. Walker McSpadden

Other authors: May Lamberton Becker (Introduction)

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It's interesting to read the stories all the various Robin Hood movies are based on. ( )
  AmandaL. | Jan 16, 2016 |
Author: J. Walker McSpadden
Title: Robin Hood
Illustrator: None
Publisher: Dover Publications
Year: 2000
Pages: 208
Types: Myth
Summary: Robin Hood was a town a hero among the poor people. Robin Hood would steal from the rich to give to the poor. He was also known because he was great at shooting bows and arrows. Robin Hood was a great helper for the community even though the rich disliked him.

I liked this myth, I always have. I think Robin Hood is a good example to help your friends out. However since he does steal from the rich to the poor it might give the kids the wrong idea that stealing is okay if you do it for the right reason.
  emfro20 | May 14, 2014 |
My first and favorite book about Robin Hood. ( )
  Daundelyon | Oct 30, 2013 |
i thought this would be stupid and hard to follow but it was interesting and clear with lots of colourful pictures. ( )
  mahallett | Jan 14, 2010 |
I bought it primarily for the Hildebrandt illustrations--glossy and sunlit--but discovered a really lovely, comprehensive retelling of the Robin Hood legend(s). If you've heard it, it's in here--the duel with Little John, holding the Sheriff captive for dinner in the woods, saving friends from the gallows. It's also really fun to read if you're up on your Plantagenet family history (recommended: Alison Weir's Eleanor of Aquitaine). ( )
  cleolinda | Jan 21, 2007 |
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J. Walker McSpaddenprimary authorall editionscalculated
Becker, May LambertonIntroductionsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hildebrandt, GregIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Slobodkin, LouisIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Wyeth, N.C.Illustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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List and hearken, gentlemen,
That be of free-born blood,
I shall tell you of a good yeoman
His name was Robin Hood.
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To I. M. M. and C. F. M. This Book is Dedicated
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Intro: Songs and legends of Robin Hood have charmed readers young and old for more than five hundred years.
In the days of good King Harry the Second of England - he of the warring sons - there were certain forests in the north country set aside for the King's hunting, and no man might shoot deer therein under penalty of death.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0762421975, Hardcover)

The classic story of the man who robbed from the rich to give to the poor comes alive with vibrant illustrations from celebrated artist Greg Hildebrandt. Escape to Sherwood Forest and join the jolly Fellowship of the Greenwood with these rollicking tales of the celebrated archer and gentleman thief. Lively episodes introduce each of the famous merry men and other colorful characters, including the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham, lovely Maid Marian, and King Richard the Lionhearted.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:15:05 -0400)

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Recounts the legend of Robin Hood, who plundered the king's purse and poached his deer and whose generosity endeared him to the poor.

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