Author(s): Kathryn Lasky
Before she was Maid Marian, Robin Hood's legendary love, she was simply known as Matty. . . .Daughter of one of England's most famous falconers, Matty knows her destiny lies with her father's magnificent birds even before she begins to hear their thoughts and speak their language. As tragedy strikes close to home and the sinister sheriff of Nottingham rises to power, Matty's friend Fynn is forced to become Robin Hood and she herself becomes Maid Marian. In a world of kidnapping, royalty, daring adventure, and deadly peril, Robin needs Matty and her beautiful merlin Marigold to help save a kingdom. Bestselling author Kathryn Lasky soars to magnificent new heights here, giving us a bold tale of bravery and romance.
Kathryn Lasky is the Newbery-Honor winning and national bestselling author of many acclaimed children’s books. Her picture book, SUGARING TIME, was awarded the Newbery Honor in 1984, and she also wrote ELIZABETH I: RED ROSE OF TUDOR, the most popular book in Scholastic’s bestselling ROYAL DIARIES series. She has also written other picture books: PORKENSTEIN and LUNCH BUNNIES; novels: BLOOD SECRET, THE BONE WARS, BEYOND THE BURNING TIME, and A VOICE OF HER OWN; and the bestselling series, GUARDIANS OF GA’HOOLE. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with her husband.