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Robin Hood

Author: Neil Smith, (Historian)
Publisher: New York : Rosen Publishing, 2015.
Series: Heroes and legends (Rosen Publishing Group)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Of all the myriad characters inhabiting England's vibrant past, Robin Hood stands out because he defied the odds to confront hypocrisy and injustice. This delightful volume reveals the exciting legend of Robin Hood and the many stories that feature him, the Merry Men, and the characters who inhabited his world. Besides retelling the legends and myths, the text includes possible candidates for who the "historical"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Robin Hood, (Legendary character); Robin Hood, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Smith, (Historian)
ISBN: 9781477781395 1477781390
OCLC Number: 880672298
Notes: Originally published: Oxford : Osprey Publishing, 2014.
Description: 88 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The legend of Robin Hood --
The myth of Robin Hood --
Robin Hood's world --
The modern myth --
Glossary --
For further reading --
Index.
Series Title: Heroes and legends (Rosen Publishing Group)
Responsibility: by Neil Smith ; illustrated by Peter Dennis.

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Of all the myriad characters inhabiting England's vibrant past, Robin Hood stands out because he defied the odds to confront hypocrisy and injustice. This delightful volume reveals the exciting legend of Robin Hood and the many stories that feature him, the Merry Men, and the characters who inhabited his world. Besides retelling the legends and myths, the text includes possible candidates for who the "historical" Robin Hood might have been. Intriguing sidebars highlight historical points such as the outlaw life and weapons, and add commentary about the book's original artwork. Illustrations by Peter Dennis make the legend come to life.

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