The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood Author:Howard Pyle In a specially adapted version for young readers by Deborah Kestel — Three blasts of a horn break the silence of Sherwood Forest. The thicket shivers, and twenty brave armed yeomen, dressed in Lincoln green, burst from the trees with their chief, the bold outlaw Robin Hood. He is wanted, dead or alive, but the wily rogue outwits the Sheriff of No... more »ttingham and all the King's men. Join Robin and his merry band as they rescue men from the Sheriff's hanging tree, feast with Kings, add new yeomen to their band, and make the forest echo with their laughter.« less
My boys absolutely loved having their dad read this to them. And for many months afterward there was a lot of teasing going on if a person behaved in a certain way he was referred to as one of the characters (either good or bad) in the book. One of their all time favorites!
This book is so abrigid it felt like the author was on a time limit, cramming a book twice as long into a small space. I have not read the original so maybe this just failed to improve upon the earlier work.