The Adventures of Robin Hood by Marcia Williams
  

Synopsis

The Adventures of Robin Hood by Marcia Williams

A comic-strip retelling of eleven of the best-loved stories about Robin Hood - the greatest hero of them all! Told in lively comic-strip style, this book relates eleven colourful action-packed tales about Robin and his merry men. Read how Robin becomes an outlaw, gets a ducking from Little John and encounters a disguised Maid Marian in the forest; enjoy the stories of Much the Miller's Son, Friar Tuck, Allan-a-Dale, Sir Richard of Leigh and the golden arrow. Meet Robin's sworn enemy Sir Guy of Gisborne, witness his visit from King Richard and see Robin fire his final arrow.

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Action-packed... Lively pictures - dazzling with brilliant colours and shading ... a feast for the eye. Junior Education I don't often use the word 'brilliant

's tumbling off the end of my quill at the moment like an acorn from a Greenwood bough. The School Librarian'

About the Author

Marcia Williams

Marcia Williams' mother was a writer and her father was a playwright and theatre director. She spent the early part of her life in Canton, Hong Kong, Nigeria and the Middle East with her mother and diplomat stepfather. She loved books from an early age and remembers being read to almost every night; "I would often be scared, especially by fairy tales, but I never wanted the stories to end." She went to boarding school in Sussex, from where she sent weekly illustrated letters to her parents overseas.

Marcia didn't receive any formal art training. She calls herself "an obsessive illustrator. I've just always done it. I never consciously thought: that's what I want to do." She had a number of jobs, including nursery teacher, which is when she developed her taste for story-telling to young children; "I learnt what they found accessible and what they enjoyed." Giving up teaching to paint, she studied watercolour at Richmond College and held some successful local exhibitions before a friend suggested that she took her work to show Walker Books.

Marcia lives in London and has two grown-up children and three grandchildren, one extra-large dog and a cat.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 6

Author

Marcia Williams
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Author's Website

www.marciawilliams.co.uk/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2007

ISBN

9781406311372


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