Young Marian's Adventures in Sherwood Forest

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by Stephen Mooser

Meadowbrook Press

1997

SKU: 9781442492011

 

The Sheriff of Nottingham learned the hard way: don't mess with Maid Marian! This Girls to the Rescue novel tells the exciting tale of thirteen-year-old Maid Marian and her first adventure with young Robin of Loxley (the future Robin Hood). The Sheriff of Nottingham has thrown Marian's father into the dungeon, and only Marian can save her father from the hangman's noose. Marian proves herself the cleverest of heroes as she takes on a pack of hungry wolves, murderous thieves, and the Sheriff's loyal soldiers.

Stephen Mooser has written more than fifty books for children. His short stories have appeared in Girls to the Rescue, Books #2 and #3. Currently president of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, he has two children and lives in Los Angeles.  

Reviews:

"Girls to the Rescue is a powerful antidote to all those helpless, hopeless princess stories." -Mary Pipher, PhD, author of Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls  

"Girls to the Rescue strongly affirms the character of young girls, encouraging them to rely on their own strengths and talents." -Jennifer Stevenson, St. Petersburg Times