The champion of the destitute and downtrodden rides again. Meet young Robin Hood before he becomes the hero of Sherwood Forest, and follow along with his band of merry men as his adventures become the stuff of legend. This lavishly illustrated picture book makes a wonderful gift title to complement Arthur of Albion and The Arabian Nights, and features nine tales including: “Robin Becomes an Outlaw,” “Robin Meets Little John,” “Robin and the Widow,” and “Robin’s Last Battle.”
Product Dimensions:5.5 x 8.13 inches
Page Count:176 pages
Age Range:Ages 10 years and up
Awards & Accolades
Children's Books 2012: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, New York Public Library, 2012
★ "Sure to attract new followers for a perennially popular hero" — Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"For collections needing to update their classics, or those just looking for a new adaptation for both new and old fans of the merry outlaw, it’s an ideal purchase" — School Library Journal
About the Contributors
Retold by - David Calcutt
David Calcutt writes plays and poems as well as stories. Some of his plays have been broadcast on BBC Radio and some are published for use in schools, youth theaters and colleges. He has also directed several large-scale community plays. More recently he has been writing poems for children inspired by Sandwell Valley Country Park in the West Midlands of England.
Illustrated by - Grahame Baker-Smith
Grahame Baker-Smith won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2011 for his children's book, FArTHER. Leon and the Place Between was shortlisted in 2010. With a career now stretching back twenty years, Grahame continues to challenge himself in his work and incoporates digital techniques alongside traditional media.