The inspiration for many films, this classic version of Robin Hood's adventures with his band of Merrie Men has enthralled generations of children. With Little John, Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet and his true love, Maid Marian, Robin of Locksley bravely outwits his enemies time and again.
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Roger Lancelyn Green (1918-1987) was a biographer of children s writers and a reteller of myths, legends and fairy tales. He was a member of the Oxford literary group the Inklings, along with J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis.Walter Crane (1845-1915) designed and illustrated the first successful series of mass-produced color books of high quality. The series began in 1863 and for the next thirty years Crane was pre-eminent as an illustrator. In addition to book illustration, he designed textiles, wallpaper and tapestries, and was a prominent member of the Arts and Crafts Movement."About the Author:
Roger Lancelyn Green was born in 1918 and lived in Oxford and at his family home in Cheshire, which the Greens had owned for more than 900 years. He loved storytelling and was fascinated by traditional fairy tales, myths and legends from around the world. He was a professional actor, a librarian and a teacher. His retellings include Egyptian, Greek and Norse legends, plus a retelling of Robin Hood. He also wrote many books for adults, including a biography of his friend C. S. Lewis, creator of the The Chronicles of Narnia. Roger Lancelyn Green died in 1987.
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