George Manville Fenn
George Manville Fenn'sYoung Robin Hood (1899)is an enchanting story for younger readers about a boy who is lost in the woods and is taken in by Robin Hood and his merry men. This timeless and charming tale of adventure, friendship, and archery emboldens the positive virtues of kindness, charity, and forgiveness. When the young boy Robin, the son of the Nottingham sheriff, is passing through Sherwood Forest with a servant and his pack mules they are...
Excerpt: ""You, Tom Jones, let that pot-lid alone." It was a big brown-faced woman who said that crossly, and a big rough-looking bugler, in the uniform of the 200th Fusiliers, with belts, buttons and facings looking very clean and bright, but the scarlet cloth ragged and stained from the rain and mud, and sleeping in it anywhere, often without shelter, who dropped the lid as if it were hot and shut in the steam once more, as the iron pot bubbled...