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Robin of Sherwood Movies, Media Adaptations & Suggested Reading

Michael Morpurgo
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The author has no other directly related books. His most similar works, in content and approach, are Joan of Arc: Of Domremy (1999) and Arthur: High King of Britain (1995).

Both are illustrated by Michael Foreman and retell the deeds of a legendary/historical figure. Like Robin of Sherwood, these two books use the device of opening and closing with a young narrator of modern times as a way of "falling into" a long-ago world. His book The Ghost of Grania O'Mallery (1996) draws upon Irish lore about another outlaw, a woman pirate, and has an ecological theme.

Modern recastings of the Robin Hood legends are many and varied. Among the filmed versions that may be familiar to young readers are the classic 1938 movie The Adventures of Robin Hood, starring Errol Flynn, and Prince of Thieves (1991) with Kevin Costner. The television series Robin of Sherwood, which aired during the 1980s...

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