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The Outlaws of Sherwood - Robin McKinley
The Outlaws of Sherwood
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780688071783 (0688071783)
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Pitter Patter of Little Thoughts
Pitter Patter of Little Thoughts rated it
It's the age-old tale of Robin Hood and the Maid Marian, retold by Robin McKinley. We are taken through the familiar scenes of Robin fleeing into Sherwood forest and inadvertently gathering up outlaws to call his own, even as he battles his own emotions to keep his band safe and his love for Marian....
katiewilkins186 rated it
4.0 The Outlaws of Sherwood
As with most other re-tellings, the story hardly needs a synopsis, but I would like to mention that in this version we actually start shortly before Robin becomes an outlaw…The slightly earlier starting point was, in my opinion, an opportunity the author took to re-write Robin as a much more likable...
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc rated it
5.0 The Outlaws of Sherwood
The Outlaws of Sherwood by Robin McKinleyTales of the Sherwood Forrest, the women and men who rob of the rich and give to the poor. They train to shoot their arrows straight and true.They try to keep on the good side of the sheriff as they want no duel with him.They take on plans to rob from Roger a...
A World of Make Believe
A World of Make Believe rated it
3.0 The Outlaws of Sherwood
I admit, I struggled with finishing this one. I kept having to say to my mom 'it's not bad, but, I don't know...' To be honest, I do know that a part of my dissatisfaction with this book was that I'd just finished the King Raven trilogy and comparatively this one does fall a little flat as a Robin H...
Kaethe rated it
I had some problems at the beginning that colored my enjoyment of the rest of it. McKinley never does tell us how old Robin and his friends are. At the very beginning I thought they must be twelve or so, but it turns out they're full grown, late teens or early twenties. Of course their actual ages d...
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