Hawksmaid

Hawksmaid

The Untold Story of Robin Hood and Maid Marian

eBook - 2010
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Before she was Maid Marian, she was Matty.... Matty has been raised to dance well, embroider exquisitely, and marry nobly. But when Matty's mother is murdered before her very eyes and her father, a nobleman, is reduced to poverty, Matty's life changes. As the daughter of Nottingham's most famous falconer, she finds a new destiny in the hawks her father keeps. She begins to understand their thoughts and even speak their language. The beautiful merlin Marigold becomes Matty's closest winged companion and her fiercest ally. It is a treacherous time in England. The sheriff of Nottingham is rising to power, and a true king has been kidnapped. Determined to fight, Matty's friend Fynn becomes Robin Hood. As Maid Marian, Matty joins Fynn and his Merry Men, famously robbing from the rich to give to the poor. You thought that you knew the legend, but this is the untold story. Bestselling author Kathryn Lasky soars to magnificent new heights here, giving us a bold tale of bravery and romance.
Publisher: [United States]: Harper Collins Publishers , 2010
Characteristics: text file
1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
ISBN: 9780061993404
0061993409

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Melynlas
Nov 24, 2017

Loved all the details about falconry in this book. I felt like an expert after reading it!

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franna
Nov 25, 2016

i loved this story. really well-written and kept my interest. characters all had great depth. so detailed about everything including the art of falconry. sweet romance as well.

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live4christgirl
Feb 16, 2015

An interesting book. It has some interesting information about hawking. It's a version of Robin Hood but from "maid marian" perspective. In this version she is a clever and tomboyish.

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ABenoit
Sep 27, 2014

I liked it

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gac
Oct 07, 2013

Weird, very weird

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stargirl4
Feb 14, 2013

I really enjoyed this book!! It has lots of history!!!

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Cecelia_Azlyn
Mar 02, 2012

anyone who loves this book I think will like if not love the book
Maid Marian
it is another book told by the perspective of maid marian.
And I love both of these books.

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kelbrary
Feb 10, 2012

Loved the idea of Maid Marian and Robin Hood as kids, but all the bird stuff got a little strange. And the story telling wasn't stellar.

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123_its_me
Oct 20, 2011

Of all the different versions of Robin Hood, this one has to be my favorite.

Padawan_OLaina Sep 19, 2011

This books really puts an interesting twist on Robin Hood and Maid Marian. Its a very good read.

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bloomwinx
Jun 30, 2013

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Feb 18, 2012

123_its_me thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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