Young Robin Hood: The Great Escape Purple B/2c by Tony Bradman


Young Robin Hood: The Great Escape Purple B/2c by Tony Bradman

This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world to teach today's children to read. Purple Level B: Young Robin Hood: The Great Escape - Oh no! Robin's mum has been locked in the Sheriff's dungeon. Robin and Marian are soon on the case, as they plot her great escape!

About the Author

Tony Bradman

Tony Bradman was born in 1954 (not during the Jurassic era, as his children have been known to claim). He went to school in London, and then Cambridge University. After university he worked in the music press, then became Deputy Editor of Parents magazine, and began reviewing children’s books. He had his first book for children published in 1985 and became a full-time author in 1987.

Tony loves films and popular culture. He lives in Beckenham, Kent with his wife Sally and their three children Emma, Helen and Thomas and Rufus the cat.


If you were a Viking warrior, what would your name be? And what about your battle cry?

Which of the places in the book would you most like to visit: Russia, Norway or Constantinople? Why?

If you were a Viking warrior, and could have any person from history/film/books in your gang – who would you choose? And Why? What would the gang be called?

I’d pick all the great Viking warriors – Harald Hardnut, Erik Bloodaxe, the Godwin brothers Tostig and Harold, maybe Thor the Norse God, Beowulf, Aragorn, Gimli, Legolas, Boromir and Faramir from Lord of the Rings and loads of others. What would we be called? Why The Cool Vikings, of course!

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24 pages


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Publication date

22nd May 2013



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