Prince Hans decides to set the feared prisoner, Iron John, free from the enchanted wood so that they can set off on a life filled with adventure in this fantastical tale based on ancient myths and the Grimm story.
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: When the mysterious and feared creature known as Iron John is captured from an enchanted wood, young Prince Hans is more fascinated than frightened. He sets Iron John free and runs away with him to start a new life filled with heroism, romance, and self-discovery. Drawing on the Grimm tale and on ancient myths, Marianna Mayer weaves a resonant story of friendship between a courageous boy and his adoptive father. Lush illustrations and medieval-inspired design create a picture of the wildwood beyond compare.