After her greenwitch mother is killed by the local lord's men, Rosemary is left with no where to live. With just her half-wolf and a shoddy bow to protect her, Rosemary tramps to Sherwood Forest, where she hopes to find the notorious outlaw Robin Hood--her father. The beginning is particularly enchanting, with lots of earthy details about living off the land. The end is a little contrived (Ro and her small band of young misfits save Robin Hood with a song to distract the guards
) but it's a solid story. And best of all, the Robin Hood herein matches my
conception of Robin Hood, with twinkling eyes and a little too much brash trickery for his own good, and isn't one of those modern grim&gritty Robins.