Forbidden Forest: The Story of Little John and Robin HoodMichael Cadnum
fantasy, history, young adult
Michael Cadnum takes us on a journey through medieval England and deep into the heart of Sherwood Forest. From his humble beginnings as John Tanneson, son of the Tanner, we watch John Little¹s story unfold as he grows into one of our most beloved heroes of lore Little John. The adventure begins on a ferry north of Nottingham, when a thwarted attempt to save a man¹s life forces John into the life of an outlaw. To escape capture, he hides in Sherwood Forest, where he joins Robin Hood and his band of merry men and the excitement begins.
Michael Cadnum (born 1949) is an American poet and novelist. He has written more than thirty books for adults, teens and children. He is best known for his adult suspense fiction, and young adult fiction based on myths, legends, and historical figures.
Cadnum attended both University of California at Berkeley, and San Francisco State University. He earned a National Endowment of the Arts fellowship for his poetry.
He currently lives in Albany, California.