Tales of Rowan Hood

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The Tales of Rowan Hood are a series of books by Nancy Springer. The first book focuses on a young girl who dresses as a boy and goes to join Robin Hood's men, in part because her father is Robin Hood.

Rowan Hood: Outlaw Girl of Sherwood Forest[edit]

Rowan Hood: Outlaw Girl of Sherwood Forest is the first book in the Rowan Hood series. The book features a young girl named Rosemary, the daughter of Robin Hood and a healer. When her mother is killed and her house destroyed, she disguises herself as a boy and leaves to find her father. Along the way she meets a dog she names Tykell. She is accidentally spotted by Guy of Gisborne, who is enraged when she refuses to give her bow and arrows to him.

Series[edit]

This book is the first of a series and was published in 2001 by Philomel Books, ISBN 978-0-399-23368-5.

It is followed by:

  • Lionclaw: a tale of Rowan Hood (2001)
  • Outlaw Princess of Sherwood: A Tale of Rowan Hood (2003)
  • Wild Boy: A Tale of Rowan Hood (2004)
  • Rowan Hood Returns: The Final Chapter (2005)