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    • The Adventure Collection

    • Treasure Island, The Jungle Book, Gulliver's Travels, White Fang, The Merry Adventures of Robin
    • By: Jonathan Swift, Jack London, Rudyard Kipling, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Michael Page, Buck Schirner
    • Length: 40 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 579
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 530
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 526

    This set includes five tales of extraordinary heroism, marvelous intrigue, and exceptional courage that have inspired and amazed people for generations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Here are the Chapter Numbers for Each Book

    • By Lynnette on 06-10-16

    Regular price: $69.99

    • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great presentation of a classic story

    • By Damon D. Hickey on 06-21-12

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: Christopher Cazenove
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 587
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 523
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 524

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A splendid reading of the classic!

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-10-11

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Story of King Arthur and His Knights

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: David Thorn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 112

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Family-friendly chivalry

    • By Margaret on 11-08-15

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Story of King Arthur and His Knights

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: Stuart Langton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Eternal Story

    • By Angele Thibodeau on 10-27-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Favorite Children's Stories, Volume 2

    • By: Mabel B. Taggart, Andrew Lang, Brothers Grimm, and others
    • Narrated by: Cindy Hardin Killavey, Tonya Free, Walter Zimmerman, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My 7 year old loves this book!

    • By Michelle on 08-15-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Men of Iron

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: Robert Whitfield
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great story for younger listeners

    • By Alan Rither on 11-27-07

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Otto of the Silver Hand

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Howard
    • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    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?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really enjoyable shorter listen

    • By nomad mom on 09-25-18

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: Benjamin May
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    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.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Childhood favorite brought to life

    • By Noel on 04-24-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates

    • By: Howard Pyle, Merle Johnson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating and wonderfully read

    • By Fletch on 09-08-06

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: Robert Mansell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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.

    Regular price: $33.00

    • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Howard Pyle's heroic version of Robin Hood begins after a conflict with some foresters leads to Robin of Locksley becoming the outlaw famous for stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. Each chapter tells a different tale of Robin as he recruits Merry Men, resists the authorities, and aids his fellow man. Pyle's version includes the popular stories of Little John and Robin's staff fight, Friar Tuck's besting of Robin, Robin's collusion with Allan-a-Dale, and several of his conflicts with the Sheriff of Nottingham.

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood (Dramatized)

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: The St. Charles Players
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not So Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    • By Admiralu on 03-01-15

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    • Bring the Classics to Life
    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    This is the famous tale of an outlaw who gives to poor people by taking from those who have more resources. This story is applicable to life, politics, and wealth today just as it was centuries ago.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: David Case
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    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

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you love Robin Hood , read this book

    • By Nelson on 01-07-05

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Garden Behind the Moon

    • A Real Story of the Moon Angel
    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: Bobbie Frohman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    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.

    Regular price: $4.89

    • The Book of Pirates

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    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.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Tales from Robin Hood

    • How Robin Became an Outlaw
    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: William Avondale
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    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.

    Regular price: $2.79

    • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    • By: Howard Pyle
    • Narrated by: David Case
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Fun - Great Narrator!

    • By Tim on 04-06-05

    Regular price: $21.95

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