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.
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.