Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 10:00AM
Robin Hood costume perfect for Book DayRobin Hood and Maid Marion are one of the most talked about folklore characters in history. The tale of Robin and Marion is about the developing love story between a well connected lady and an infamous outlaw, and their battle to keep this love alive, despite the best efforts of the evil Sheriff of Nottingham.
Robin Hood was a highly skill swordsman and archer and known as one of the greatest leaders in history. The story of Robin Hood first became popular in medieval times and has continued to capture the imagination of millions across the world ever since. There are many theories surrounding the origins of Robin Hood, many believing he was nothing but a thief and some even expressing the idea that he was from Derby and even Yorkshire, and not from Nottingham.
Our range of children’s Robin Hood costumes are ideal to wear for the popular World Book Day event, which sees children from across the country dressing up as their favourite book characters. Whether it be a character from a fictional book, history,,fables, myths or legend children love to show who has influenced and inspired them through their stories.
Robin Hood Costume
WHY IT’S AWESOME: Steal from the rich and give to the poor, that will be his motto when your son strolls into school wearing this amazing Robin Hood costume.
WHAT IT INCLUDES: Top, trousers, and hat.
Maid Marion Costume
WHY IT’S AWESOME: Let you daughter find out how it feels to be a lady when she wears this incredible Maid Marion Costume. She will be the envy of all her school friends as soon as she walks into school wearing it.
WHAT IT INCLUDES: Long green dress and headband.
For more Book Day costumes, take a look through our Book Day fancy dress ideas.