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Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

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ISBN-10: 1402714564

ISBN-13: 9781402714566

Edition: 2004

Authors: Howard Pyle, Scott McKowen

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The illustrations for this series were created by Scott McKowen, who, with his wife Christina Poddubiuk, operates Punch & Judy Inc., a company specializing in design and illustration for theater and performing arts. Their projects often involve research into the visual aspects of historical settings and characters. Christina is a theater set and costume designer and contributed advice on the period clothing for the illustrations. Scott created these drawings in scratchboard ­ an engraving medium which evokes the look of popular art from the period of these stories. Scratchboard is an illustration board with a specifically prepared surface of hard white chalk. A thin layer of black ink is…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 10/1/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 344
Size: 6.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Howard Pyle was born March 5, 1853 in Wilmington, Delaware. Pyle was a Quaker and attended the Friends' School in Wilmington. At sixteen he began three years of daily commutes to Philadelphia in order to study under the Belgian artist Van der Weilen. After three years of study, he set up a studio in Wilmington and helped his father in his leather business while beginning his fledgling career as an illustrator. His earliest work was published in Scribner's Monthly in 1876. He moved to New York, where he was associated to some extent with the Art Students' league of New York City during 1876-77. His early illustrations, short stories and poems appeared in the leading New York periodicals in…    

Preface: From the Author to the Reader
Robin Hood and the Tinker
The Shooting-Match at Nottingham Town
Will Stutely Rescued by His Good Companions
Robin Hood Turns Butcher
Little John Goes to the Fair at Nottingham Town
How Little John Lived at the Sheriff's House
Little John and the Tanner of Blyth
Robin Hood and Will Scarlet
The Merry Adventure with Midge the Miller
Robin Hood and Allan a Dale
Robin Seeketh the Curtal Friar of the Fountain
Robin Hood Compasseth the Marriage of Two True Lovers
Robin Hood Aideth a Sorrowful Knight
How Sir Richard of the Lea Paid His Debts to Emmet
Little John Turns Barefoot Friar
Robin Hood Turns Beggar
Robin and Three of His Merry Men Shoot Before Queen Eleanor in Finsbury Fields
The Chase of Robin Hood
Robin Hood and Guy of Gisbourne
King Richard Cometh to Sherwood Forest
Questions, Questions, Questions
About the Author
About the Illustrator