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The adventures of Robin Hood & his merry outlaws

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Robin Hood (Legendary character) -- Fiction, Outlaws -- Fiction, Robin Hood (Legendary character), Folklore -- England, Sherwood Forest (England) -- Fi

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Sherwood Forest (England), Eng

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Twenty-four tales of Robin Hood, Little John, Will Scarlet, Friar Tuck, and Allan-a-Dale, and the merry adventures they have while defying the Sheriff of Nottingham and other authority figures in and around Sherwood Forest.

Other titlesRobin Hood (Legend). English., Adventures of Robin Hood and his merry outlaws.
Statementretold from the old ballads by J. Walker McSpadden and Charles Wilson ; with illustrations by Howard Pyle and T.H. (Thomas Heath) Robinson, and a foreword by Patricia Barrett Perkins.
SeriesGreenwich House classics library
ContributionsWilson, Charles., Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911, ill., Robinson, T. H. 1869-1950, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3525.C58 A67 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 289 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3184686M
ISBN 100517436027
LC Control Number83027494
OCLC/WorldCa10322314

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A true English folk hero, Robin Hood, with his good manners, generous intentions and outlaw lifestyle, lives with his band of “Merry Men” in Sherwood Forest. He fights against injustices and robs the rich to feed the poor. Doing right Author: Joseph Walker Mcspadden. I sampled several versions of the Robin Hood stories before originally purchasing Howard Pyle's "The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood".

Pyle is fine, but a bit too wordy and stiff for my taste. I found a used copy of McSpadden's "Robin Hood and his Merry Outlaws" which, though using similar archaic language, has been more conducive to light /5(16).

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(Thomas Heath) Robinson, and a. Previously published as: The adventures of Robin Hood & his merry outlaws book Hood and his merry outlaws Twenty-four tales of Robin Hood, Little John, Will Scarlet, Friar Tuck, and Allan-a-Dale, and the merry adventures they have while defying the Sheriff of Nottingham and other authority figures in and around Sherwood ForestPages: Stories of Robin Hood & His Merry Outlaws by J.

Walker McSpadden and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In Nottingham, England, during the reign of Henrik II, Robin Hood, and his merry companions were residing in the forest of Sherwood. Robin Hood was an outlaw loved by people because of his willingness to help.

When he was eighteen years old, he decided to participate in a king’s archery contest, fighting for the beer as a first prize. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood is an adventure novel by American author and illustrator Howard Pyle.

Episodic in form, it concerns the exploits of the English heroic outlaw, Robin Hood, and his companions known as the Merry Men. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood is an novel by the American illustrator and writer Howard Pyle. Consisting of a series of episodes in the story of the English outlaw Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men, the novel compiles traditional material into a coherent narrative in a colorful, invented "old English" idiom that preserves some flavor of the ballads, and adapts it for children/5().

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood of Great Renown in Nottinghamshire is an novel by the American illustrator and writer Howard Pyle.

Consisting of a series of episodes in the story of the English outlaw Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men, the novel compiles traditional material into a coherent narrative in a colorful, invented "old English" idiom that preserves some flavor of the /5(). "Not only Robin himself but all the band were outlaws and dwelt apart from other men, yet they were beloved by the country people round about, for no one ever came to Jolly Robin for help in time of need and went away again with an empty fist." Pyle takes the reader along with Robin Hood and his band on their merry adventures.

Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men find themselves labeled as outlaws when their adventures land them on the wrong side of the law. Joining with his friends Friar Tuck, Little John, and the other members of his band, Robin Hood evades the Sheriff of Nottingham while stealing from the.

They have been recounted in countless book versions, such as Howard Pyle’s novel The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, and adapted for a variety of films and television series, including the.

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood was the first version written specifically for children by Howard Pyle in This is the version many films and later aspects of the story are based on. In this story, Robin is a yeoman, which seems to be a type of middle class between peasants and aristocrats (other versions cast Robin as a nobleman).

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood retells the legends of the English outlaw Robin Hood, adapting the old ballads to be read by children.

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The story sees Robin become an outlaw and follows his adventures as he recruits Merry Men and outwits the local authorities.5/5(5). According to the section in the Kindle book about the author (this part was not in the audiobook version) Howard Pyle based his version of the Robin Hood stories on a collection of ballads, so nearly every tale, especially in the first part of the book, has a merry song or two in it/5().

Allan a Dale joins when Robin Hood comes up with a plan to keep his true love from marrying a knight she doesn’t love. While finding a way to marry Allan a Dale and Ellen o’ the Dale, Robin meets Friar Tuck, who also becomes one of his merry men.

Robin Hood and his band rob from the rich and give a portion of what they steal to those in need. The Sheriff of Nottingham declares that Robin Hood is an outlaw and Robin retreats to Sherwood Forest where he rallies a group of "merry men" as his companions.

The Sheriff spends endless time and energy trying to capture Robin Hood and his men but Robin always seems to be one step ahead of him. The beloved adventures of Robin Hood come vividly to life in this wonderful illustrated version by renowned storyteller Howard Pyle.

Deep in Sherwood Forest, the legendary Robin Hood—the brave, good-humored outlaw the whole world loves—proves himself the best in England with his bow. it starts off with how young robin hood is outlawed for killing the king's deer and his forester. he abides in sherwood forest for safety from the king.

other outlaws are hiding there too. they choose him as their leader and are willing to give up their lives for them. robin's first adventure is a fight with john little, whom they "baptized" as little john.

they go on to have many merry. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood retells the legends of the English outlaw Robin Hood, adapting the old ballads to be read by children. The story sees Robin become an outlaw and follows his adventures as he recruits Merry Men and outwits the local by: 2. Friar Tuck swiftly enlists Robin Hood and his merry men to stop the evil being before it is too late for England and the world.

Robin Hood and the Bells of London (Clayton Emery) Little John is lost, a slave in the streets of London, an outlaw city. Robin Hood and His Merry Men, Women, and Children have vowed to free him or die.

The beloved adventures of Robin Hood come vividly to life in this wonderful illustrated version by renowned storyteller Howard Pyle.

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Deep in Sherwood Forest, the legendary Robin Hood—the brave, good-humored outlaw the whole world loves—proves himself the best in England with his :   The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood retells the legends of the English outlaw Robin Hood, adapting the old ballads to be read by children.

The story sees Robin become an outlaw and follows his adventures as he recruits Merry Men and outwits the local authorities. ‎Pyle’s take on the legend of Robin Hood consolidated the image of the Sherwood Forest outlaw and his merry men and their fight against a corrupt nobility.

Packed with action, adventure and daring exploits, Pyle’s work embodies the reasons why Robin Hood remains such a compelling legend.5/5(2). Robin Hood is the son of a noble, his lands get taken away because he's so nice and he gives money to the poor.

All the nobles hate him because he's nice. One day he goes to Nottingham fair and shoots a deer and gets in trouble with the foresters and then he shoots the head forester and he hides in Sherwood Forest/5.

‎The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood retells the legends of the English outlaw Robin Hood, adapting the old ballads to be read by children. The story sees Robin become an outlaw and follows his adventures as he recruits Merry Men and outwits the local authorities.

Pyle's stories set /5(4). Check out this book The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood audiobook Howard PYLE ( - ) ht. Robin Hood, skilled archer, huntsman, robber of the rich and champion of the poor has many adventures in Sherwood Forest.

Friar Tuck, Maid Marian, Little John and Will Scarlet are all part of his merry band of outlaws.4/5(18).The book "The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood" is a classical. I have always been interested in medieval times and stories about outlaws.

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In the book it had a lot of little stories/adventures that Robin Hood and merry yeomen went on, each telling a difference tale and teaching a thing or two/5(38).Having avenged his father, Robin becomes an outlaw and goes into hiding in Sherwood Forest.

Each Chapter an Adventure. Pyle's The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood has an episodic structure. Each.