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Illustrated ByTony Ross
PublisherBarrington Stoke Ltd
Publication date8th July 2011
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Robin Hood All at Sea
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Interest Age 9+ Reading Age 7+. The classic story of Robin Hood and his Merry Men is given a new twist in this witty story told in words and pictures. Robin Hood is sick of his way of life robbing the rich to give to the poor. Wanting to do something different, he decides to be a fisherman. How Robin deals with the difficulties of life afloat is hilarious and Tony Ross’s illustrations capture his maritime difficulties of seasickness and pirates brilliantly.
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SynopsisRobin Hood All at Sea by Jan Mark
Interest Age 9+ Reading Age 7+. Fabulous twist on the Robin Hood story from Carnegie Medal winner Jan Mark. Robin Hood's not content with being No. 1 Most Wanted man in Sherwood. So he decides to become a fisherman! But soon realises it won't be as easy as he thought - How will the famous Robin Hood cope with pirates, sea sickness and grumpy sailors? Fun comedy.
About The Author
Jan Mark was born in Hertfordshire during the Second World War. She would have been born in London, but her mother had been evacuated. She moved around a lot as a child, and ended up in Oxford. Sadly, she died suddenly from meningitis on 16 Jan 2006.
Jan Mark was one of the most distinguished authors of books for young people. She was twice awarded the Carnegie Medal and also won the Penguin Guardian Award, the Observer Teenage Fiction Prize and the Angel Award for Fiction. Click here to see more of her books
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