Will in Scarlet

Will in Scarlet (Hardcover)

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Description


Will Scarlet is on the run. 

Once the sheltered son of nobility, Will has become an exile. While his father, Lord Shackley, has been on the Crusades with King Richard, a treacherous plot to unseat Richard has swept across England, and Shackley House has fallen.

Will flees the only home he’s ever known into neighboring Sherwood Forest, where he joins the elusive gang of bandits known as the Merry Men. Among them are Gilbert, their cruel leader; a giant named John Little; a drunkard named Rob; and Much, an orphan girl disguised as a bandit boy.

This is the story of how a band of misfit outlaws become heroes of legend - thanks to one brave 13-year-old boy."

About the Author


MATTHEW CODY is the author of The Dead Gentleman, Powerless, Super, and the upcoming Villainous. Originally from the midwest, he now lives in New York City with his wife and young son. Besides novels, Matt has written for both DC Comics and Marvel, and is a regular moderator at the Thalia Book Club camp at Symphony Space.

Praise for Will in Scarlet…


School Library Journal, October 2013:
"Where the story really shines is in the fully developed characters... [an] action-packed and thoughtful adventure story."

Booklist, October 15, 2013:
"Cody offers a rewarding historical novel with the appealing possibility of more to come featuring Will and his companions."

Starred Review, The Bulletin, November 2013:
"Rich characterization..."

The Horn Book, January/February 2014:
"Fans of John Flanagan’s Ranger’s Apprentice series will find plenty to like here: lots of action, witty repartee, and an immediate style that will draw readers into the story."

Product Details ISBN-10: 037586895X
ISBN-13: 9780375868955
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 272
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 10
Maximum Age: UP
Minimum Grade Level: 5th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: Up