Books The Legend of Hong Kil Dong The Robin Hood of Korea by Anne Sibley O'Brien School And Library, 1 v. (unpaged), Charlesbridge Pub Inc, List Price: $16.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Legend of Hong Kil DongSubtitleThe Robin Hood of KoreaAuthorAnne Sibley O'Brien Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Although his father is a minister, Hong Kil Dong cannot work for the government because his mother is a commoner, and he decides instead to use his training and magic powers to help the oppressed peasants. Genres: Children's Books Young Adult Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Legend of Hong Kil Dong End-of-Year Book Selections, 2006 For Kids, Just Plain Fun Is a Comfort and a Joy November 28, 2006 What kid wouldn't like a comforting, joyful book for a holiday gift? A lot of 'em. For true holiday joy, make sure the books you give are truly enjoyable. Here are suggestions for different ages, stages and interests.