The Tale of Jolly Robin was written by Arthur Scott Bailey and published in 1977.
Here are some links to some sites that will help activities for this great little book. It is the first book from the Robinson Curriculum list.
You can download the book here for free in various formats.
The Tale of Jolly Robin
Here you can have your student study vocabulary from the book.
Tale of Jolly Robin flash cards
If you want to listen to more tales you can listen here.
Arthur Scott Bailey tales