Ambush! A Robin Hood Adventure
Authors Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler
Sam and Kate are servants in Nottingham Castle. One day they overhear the Sheriff of Nottingham’s evil plan to ambush Robin Hood. They must warn Robin! But how can they sneak out of the castle? Will they even be able to find the outlaw in the dark and mysterious Sherwood Forest? The readers decide!
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Chapter 1 A Terrible Discovery
Sam and Kate dragged the heavy basket of logs across the great hall. The great hall was the biggest room in Nottingham Castle. It needed a very big fire. Every morning, Sam and his sister got up v...
Chapter 2 On the Run
“Escaping from the castle won’t be easy,” said Kate. “The sheriff keeps everything locked,” agreed Sam. They peered across the courtyard at the huge castle gates. Alfred the gatekeeper was sitti...
Chapter 3 Captured!
Kate and Sam were suddenly knocked to the ground. They felt rough sacks being pulled over their heads. Their hands were tied behind their backs. “Let us go!” yelled Kate. She thrashed about blind...
Chapter 4 The Ambush!
Robin Hood led Kate and Sam to a river. “Fetch cones from that tree,” he said, pointing across the fast-flowing water. “There’s no bridge,” said Kate. “Just slippery rocks.” Sam’s eyes brighten...
Chapter 5 Victory... and a Surprise!
Robin aimed an arrow from the castle battlements. It sped through the air and hit the sheriff’s shield right in the centre. The sheriff gave a yelp. His horse neighed in terror. It kicked up its b...