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The Beginner's Guide to Robin Hood

A biography of Robin Hood intended for beginners or those who need a basic sense of the modern legend.

ROBIN HOOD ~ Russell Crowe > That was a beautiful and awesome horse too.  It was so well-trained, it should have won a best actor award!

db – ROBIN HOOD ~ Russell Crowe > That was a beautiful and awesome horse too. It was so well-trained, it should have won a best actor award!

Robin Hood: A Historical Collection offers more than 40 books, articles and images in four curated collections. The anthology features the original Robin Hood Ballads, novelized interpretations, multiple tellings in the traditional form, dramatized works and comprehensive mythology texts.

"Robin Hood defeats Nat of Notingham at Quarter-Staff". From Robin Hood, by Paul Creswick.

Humans love an outlaw with a heart of gold, and Robin Hood is the ultimate incarnation of that archetype.  Yet we have hardly any idea how the legend of Robin Hood came to rise to such cultural prominence, or whether a real Robin Hood ever existed. He is thought to have been a contemporary of the crazy Plantagenet dynasty — a friend to Richard Lionheart and a foe to Richard's tax-hungry brother Prince John.

Humans love an outlaw with a heart of gold, and Robin Hood is the ultimate incarnation of that archetype. Yet we have hardly any idea how the legend of Robin Hood came to rise to such cultural prominence, or whether a real Robin Hood ever existed. He is thought to have been a contemporary of the crazy Plantagenet dynasty — a friend to Richard Lionheart and a foe to Richard's tax-hungry brother Prince John.

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Russel Crowe as Robin Hood (I think I love his horse more though!

Robin of Sherwood (1984) - wonderful series. Still my favourite take on the Robin Hood legend

Robin of Sherwood - wonderful series. Still my favourite take on the Robin Hood legend

This volume contains the following: Struwelpeter, Good-for-nothing Boys and Girls, Troublesome Children, King Nutcracker and Poor Reinhold. The stories are illustrated in color and are all humorous or amusing despite their admonitory bent.

This volume contains the following: Struwelpeter, Good-for-nothing Boys and Girls, Troublesome Children, King Nutcracker and Poor Reinhold. The stories are illustrated in color and are all humorous or amusing despite their admonitory bent.