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Otto of the Silver Hand

The book centers around the life of Otto, the son of a German warlord. His mother dies when she sees her husband hurt, prompting his father to take his newborn son to a nearby monastery to be raised. When Otto reaches eleven his father returns to claim him from the monastery and take him back […]


Genre: Action & Adventure, Fiction

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

Howard Pyle relates the story of the English outlaw Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men, compiling the traditional material into a coherent narrative in a colorful, invented “old English” idiom that preserves the flavor of the ballads, and adapts it for children. Genre: Action & Adventure, Fiction


Genre: Action & Adventure, Fiction

Men of Iron

Men of Iron is an 1891 novel by the American author Howard Pyle, who also illustrated it. It is juvenile coming of age work in which the author has the reader experience the medieval entry into knighthood through the eyes of a young squire, Myles Falworth. In Chapter 24 the knighthood ceremony is presented and […]


Genre: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Historical, War & Military