This set includes five tales of extraordinary heroism, marvelous intrigue, and exceptional courage that have inspired and amazed people for generations.
"Here are the Chapter Numbers for Each Book"
Here are the beloved adventures of the mischievous hero Robin Hood and his brave and merry band of outlaws, who forged a chivalrous code to protect the oppressed and despoil the oppressors. Follow along as Robin makes his breathtaking escapes from his archenemy, the Sheriff of Nottingham, while classic characters like Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet, and Little John create one hilarious escapade after another.
"A PURE PLEASURE"
Here are American author Howard Pyle's exciting and hilarious tales of Robin Hood and his merry band of outlaws, who reigned over Sherwood Forest doing many good deeds for the poor - and deserved misdeeds to the pompous and haughty rich.
"Great presentation of a classic story"
American author Howard Pyle (who also wrote The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood) weaves the tales of chivalrous knights, the magic sword of Excalibur, the magician Merlin the Wise, and the legendary Arthur, later to become King of Britain. Pyle describes bouts of jousting and knightly jealousies played out in grand style.
"An Entertaining Account of Arthur’s Early Days"
An arrow whistles through the trees as a band of outlaws ride boldly against the Sheriff of Nottingham's men. They seek to overturn injustice, to rob from the rich and give to the poor. They ride, from their hideaway in Sherwood Forest, on to great adventure against tyranny in Old England. They are Little John, Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet, and, of course, the greatest archer of them all, Robin Hood.
"Not So Merry Adventures of Robin Hood"
This second delightful collection of children's stories contains the following titles: "The Three Goblins", by Mabel G. Taggart; "Alladin and the Wonderful Lamp", edited by Andrew Lang; "Cinderella", by the Brothers Grimm; "The Griffon and Minor Canon", by Frank Stockton; "Beauty and the Beast", by Madame de Villeneuve; "The Frog Prince", by The Brothers Grimm; "Goody Two Shoes", a traditional tale; "How Fear Came", by Rudyard Kipling; "Jack and the Beanstalk", a traditional tale; and many more.
"Excellent Selection of stories"
Relive the adventures of Robin Hood and his band of merry men - Friar Tuck, Little John, Will Scarlet - as they cavort in Sherwood Forest, fighting tyranny and dodging the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham, a man determined to destroy the outlaw hero. Join in the battle of the downtrodden versus the privileged with this enduring classic, presented here in its entirety.
"Great Fun - Great Narrator!"
Young Otto is born into a warring household in a lawless age. Having no mother, he is sent by his father, a valiant robber baron, to be safely raised by the monks until the age of 12. But when he returns, gentle Otto can no longer escape the bitter blood feud between his father and the rival house of Trutz-Drachen. He is kidnapped by the rival family and his hand is cut off, to be replaced forever by a silver one. Can his brave father and his captor's kind daughter, Pauline, help him escape?
"We wished it could have been much longer!"
This is a story of the days of chivalry in England and of young Myles Falworth, son of a lord unjustly disgraced for treason, who was forced to make his fortune as best he might in the days when men seemed made of iron. How he entered the service of a powerful lord, rose to knighthood, defeated his father's old enemy in thrilling combat, and at last won the friendship of the king is told against a background of the dangerous times of the 14th century that makes them live again.
"A great story for younger listeners"
For hundreds of years, the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table has been one of the world's most precious literary possessions. In 1902, the distinguished American artist Howard Pyle undertook to retell and illustrate this classic. His four-volume work has long been considered one of the outstanding interpretations of the Arthurian cycle.
In Merry England, in the time of old when good King Henry the Second ruled the land, there lived within the green glades of Sherwood Forest near Nottingham Town a famous outlaw whose name was Robin Hood. He stole from the rich and gave to the poor, and in so doing became an undying symbol of virtue.
"Childhood favorite brought to life"
A timeless hero and a giver to the people, the beloved character of Robin Hood comes alive in the novel by Howard Pyle. Published in 1883, the book follows the charismatic English outlaw on his adventures with his Merry Men as they navigate the forest as well as other important locations in Nottingham. Throughout each section of the book, Robin Hood must evade getting caught by police and other authority figures, for he has been classified a criminal by the people in power.
Merle Johnson has here gathered together in one volume all of the nineteenth-century author-artist's classic pirate stories that had been scattered through many magazines and books. Well researched and with richly drawn characters, Pyle's work will appeal to students of history and adventure lovers alike.
"Fascinating and wonderfully read"
A beloved legend of all time, Pyle's The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood tells the compelling tale of the brave, good-humored outlaw and his cohorts Friar Tuck, Little John, and Will Scarlet, as they cavort about Sherwood Forest. However, it is not all sport. Robin Hood and his band must also outwit the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham, who will stop at nothing to rid the forest of the outlaw
"If you love Robin Hood , read this book"
Rip-roaring fictional adventures of swashbuckling pirates and buccaneers of the Spanish Main. Includes "The Ghost of Captain Brand", "Tom Chist and the Treasure Box", "Jack Ballister's Fortunes", and more.
David, a lonely young boy, learns the secret of walking over the glimmering sea path to the happy garden behind the moon. As David grows to manhood, he follows the Moon Angel's urging and starts on a hero's journey to bring lost treasure home to Earth. And therein lies a tale of high adventure and danger.
As a young man Robin is tricked into committing a crime against the King of England. Forced to live the life of an outlaw, Robin soon becomes the nemesis of the Sheriff of Nottingham. Join Robin in these tales of his early days as he gathers his band of Merry Men and foils the wicked Sheriff's attempts to capture him. Howard Pyle's telling of Robin Hood's adventures captures the spirit of merry old England for listeners of all ages.
Arrrgh me hearties! Treat yourself to these rousing tales of mayhem on the Spanish Main. Listen to the history of pirates, buccaneers, marooners, and their exploits, along with several interpretive biographies of encounters with REAL pirates, including Henry Morgan, Blackbeard, and others.
Er nimmt den Reichen und gibt den Armen: Robin Hood, der König vom Sherwood Forest. Als Rebell vom Sheriff von Nottingham verfolgt, geliebt von der schönen Marian, erlebt der Rächer der Rechtlosen zusammen mit seinen Freunden gefährliche und auch lustige Abenteuer.
Er ist der König der Diebe, und getreu seinem Motto nimmt er von den Reichen und gibt den Armen: Robin Hood. Mit seinen Räubergefährten taucht er überall dort auf, wo Unrecht geschieht, kämpft auf der Seite der Schwachen und Unterdrückten und steht seinem König, Richard Löwenherz, treu zur Seite.