Twelve-year-old Pip idolizes Robin Hood and dreams of becoming one of the Merry Men. But to everyone else, Pip is the son of Aldwin of Nottinghamshire, a seller of wool blankets. Pip and his band of Merry Kids decide to follow Robin Hood’s example and battle corruption and help the poor. But unforeseen challenges arise, and Pip and his friends face their biggest challenge in trying to save an innocent family from the sheriff’s dungeon. Along the way, they encounter the real Robin Hood, but Pip soon learns that his real hero has been with him all along.
<strong>David Skuy</strong> is the author of award-winning books for young readers. His books focus on the issues young people face, and he often uses sports as the vehicle to tell their stories. His work includes the Rocket Blues and Undergrounders series of hockey-themed novels, and the Striker series, which focuses on soccer. Skuy lives in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, visit www.davidskuy.com.