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Classic Starts: The Adventures of Robin Hood
     

Classic Starts: The Adventures of Robin Hood

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by Howard Pyle, John Burrows (Abridged by), Lucy Corvino (Illustrator), Arthur Pober (Afterword)
 

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Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price.

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Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price.

He robbed from the rich and gave to the poor, and had escapades enough to please any adventure-loving child. Now even the youngest readers can have the chance to enter Sherwood Forest with Robin's band of merry men, and meet such unforgettable characters as Friar Tuck, Little John, Allan-a-Dale, the nasty Sheriff of Nottingham, and wicked King John. Every moment of the story is filled with action and excitement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402712579
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Series:
Classic Starts Series
Edition description:
Modern Retelling
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
70,811
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
690L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

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The Adventures of Robin Hood Classic Starts Series) 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 35 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My daughter loved this book. She chose it to do a book report and loved the book. This book kept her interest where other books don't seem to do that. I recommend this book to kids 9-11 years old.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great to pass along classic tales to today's generation in a format they appreciate.
Cougar_H More than 1 year ago
I liked the book The Adventures of Robin Hood Classic Starts, because Robin Hood steals from the rich and gives to the poor. It was exciting because there was a lot of sword fights and archery matches, and I like archery. The author did a good job writing it because there was no slow parts in the book and the book made you want to keep reading it. The Adventures of Robin Hood, Classic Starts, is about Robin Hood shooting one of the sheriffs men, and is being forced to join forces with the outlaws of the Sherwood Forest. The sheriff and his men keep trying to capture Robin Hood, like the shooting match in Nottingham town. The winner of the competition gets a Gold arrow. The sheriff of Nottingham¿s town doesn't realize that he gave Robin Hood the gold arrow until they write a message to the sheriff. Robin Hood steals from the rich by inviting them to the big tree where they have a feast for them and then Robin Hood steals most of their money. Robin Hood also robs people that are passing through the middle of the Sherwood Forest. Robin Hood gives to the poor by buying the butchers meat cart and selling the meat for less than its worth or giving it to people who cant buy it or are old. Robin Hood and the other outlaws get in sword fights and usually win, until Robin Hood runs into Will Gamwell, Robin Hood¿s nephew. Will Gamwell hit a man who threatened his father and got charged with murder. The people that are part of the outlaws are Robin Hood, Little John, Will Gamwell, Arthur a Bald, and a few more. I learned that Robin Hood is an outlaw because he shot one of the sheriffs of Nottingham Town¿s men. He is forced to go live with the outlaws of the Sherwood Forest or risk getting killed by the sheriff.
Adrianne More than 1 year ago
I actually bought this book for my son, but I did read it before I gave it to him. Not only did he enjoy it, I also enjoyed reading it myself.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My 8 year old son and I have loved reading the classic starts together!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a really good book to me and i've read all of yalls reviews on RobinHood I've never read such a good book before in my life Could someone else put a review on this book RobinHood
Jeanne Wigder More than 1 year ago
i like this book because it made you keep reading it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
easy to understand language; funny; pretty, detailed illustrations;
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*the boy jumps from cloud to cloud high in the sky panting as a big black thing is running behind him*
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I love the story of robin hood
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