No need to steal this treasured tale from the rich, but it makes a great gift all the same. Share Robin Hood’s epic story of justice and generosity with this masterfully crafted illustrated Scribner Classics edition.
Based on the Paul Creswick telling of Robin Hood and drawing from the rich and varied lore surrounding the beloved outlaw, this spirited reworking of Robin Hood’s many adventures is a vibrant introduction to Friar Tuck, Little John, Maid Marian, the Sheriff of Nottingham, and, of course, Robin Hood, the hero whose generosity and sense of justice has captivated readers for eight hundred years.
This collectible edition includes a soft-touch cover, gold foiling, and N.C. Wyeth’s original oil paintings.
Paul Creswick (1866-1947) is the author of numerous children’s books, most notably Robin Hood and His Adventures. His other works include In Ælfred’s Days, Under the Black Raven, Hasting the Pirate, and The Smugglers of Barnard’s Head.
N.C. Wyeth (1882–1945) began his artistic career as a young adult. Born in Needham, Massachusetts, Wyeth traveled the American West extensively and drew what he saw. His prolific career includes three thousand works and more than one hundred book illustrations, including those for a majority of the Scribner Illustrated Classics series.
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (July 21, 2015)
Length: 304 pages
Grades: 5 and up
Ages: 10 - 99
Lexile ® 920L
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