Best-selling author of the popular Rowan Hood books, Nancy Springer offers this spellbinding conclusion to the saga which began with Rowan Hood, and continued with Lionclaw and Outlaw Girl of Sherwood Forest. Rowan Hood has been searching for the men who murdered her mother for two long years. Now she knows their names, and with her band of friends from Sherwood Forest, she sets out for revenge.
Lionel won't learn to fight, so he is banished by his warrior father, Lionclaw. The boy soon finds a home in Sherwood Forest with a band of outcasts led by Rowan Hood, daughter of Robin. But when Lionclaw vows to destroy them, Lionel knows he must finally fight for what is right. A sequel to the award-winning Rowan Hood, this action-packed adventure is sure to delight all young readers.
Nancy Springer is a two-time recipient of the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery. Her beloved Rowan Hood books are favorites of young readers. Wild Boy, the fourth book of the series, tells the story of Rook - a feral, homeless orphan who stalks Sherwood Forest like a wild animal. Ever since the Sheriff of Nottingham killed his father, Rook has screamed for vengeance. Now with the evil Sheriff 's son caught in one of his man-traps, Rook may finally get the chance to exact his revenge.
The murder of her mother leads 13-year-old Rowan to a desperate decision. She must set out alone across dangerous country to find the father she has never met: a famous outlaw of Sherwood Forest named Robin Hood. And when Robin is captured by the Sheriff of Nottingham, Rowan and an unlikely band of rescuers must use all their skills to set him free.
When Princess Ettarde refuses to marry the man her father, King Solon, has chosen for her, she flees to Sherwood Forest and joins Rowan Hood's band of outlaws.
©2003 Nancy Springer; (P)2003 Recorded Books
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