The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
  

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

Written by Howard Pyle
Illustrated by Howard Pyle
Part of the Word Cloud Classics Series

Synopsis

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle

What could be merrier than joining Robin Hood's band of Merry Men for adventures in the English countryside? Pirates of the trees rather than the seas, Little John, Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet, and many others ensure that Robin's clever schemes relieve the rich of their excess treasures and redistribute the wealth to those most in need. Howard Pyle was an accomplished author and illustrator; his original images, published with the stories in 1883, appear throughout the book. You will leave no leaf unturned in this latest addition to the Word Cloud Classics series.

About the Author

Howard Pyle

Howard Pyle was an American illustrator and writer, primarily of books for young audiences. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, he spent the last year of his life in Florence, Italy.

His 1883 classic The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood remains in print to this day, and his other books, frequently with medieval European settings, include a four-volume set on King Arthur that cemented his reputation.

He wrote an original work, Otto of the Silver Hand, in 1888. He also illustrated historical and adventure stories for periodicals such as Harper's Weekly and St. Nicholas Magazine. His Men of Iron was made into a movie in 1954, The Black Shield of Falworth.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Author

Howard Pyle
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Publisher

Canterbury Classics an imprint of Thunder Bay Press

Publication date

28th April 2016

ISBN

9781626866089


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