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.
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.
He robbed from the rich and gave to the poor, and had escapades enough to please any adventure-loving child. Now even the youngest listeners can have the chance to enter Sherwood Forest with Robin's band of merry men, and meet such unforgettable characters as Friar Tuck, Little John, Allan-a-Dale, the nasty Sheriff of Nottingham, and wicked King John. Every moment of the story is filled with action and excitement.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From the sword in the stone and the founding of Camelot to the famed Round Table and the Lake of Enchantment, the legend of King Arthur will never lose its magic. Though simpler, this version includes all the wonderful stories - such as King Arthur’s winning of Guenievere and Merlin’s tragic downfall at the hands of the evil Vivien.
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.
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.
Experience the thrilling adventures of a young man seeking justice for himself and his family in 15th-century England. With his father unfairly outlawed by King Henry IV, Myles Falworth faces enormous odds before he can become a knight and champion his family's cause against powerful foes. With the help of loyal friends, Myles demonstrates courage and persistence as he confronts his opponents one-by-one, winning self-understanding and love along the way.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.