books by Padraic Colum
 
 



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Nordic Gods and Heroes
Padraic Colum

Dover Publications, 1996

Rich selection of age-old legends concerning the gods and goddesses who dwell in Asgard, their problems with the mischievous Loki, the exploits of Odin and Thor, the story of Sigurd, the winning of Brynhild, the twilight of the gods and more. Enhanced with over 40 atmospheric illustrations by Willy Pogany.
  
  











  



  
The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tale of Troy
Padraic Colum

Simon & Brown, 2013

The Children's Homer By Padraic Colum
  
  











  



  
The King of Ireland's Son
Padraic Colum

Dover Publications, 1997

Noted Irish author's selection of favorite tales from the Emerald Isle, brimming with sly humor, whimsy, and imagination. "Fedelma, the Enchanter's Daughter," "When the King of the Cats Came to King Connal's Dominion," "The Town of the Red Castle," "The King of the Land of Mist," and 3 more. 9 full-page illustrations.
  
  











  



  
The Children of Odin the Book of Northern Myths (Illustrated Edition)
Padraic Colum, Willy Pogany

Benediction Classics, 2011

This illustrated edition retains Willy Pogany's original drawings. Master storyteller Padraic Colum's rich, musical voice captures all the magic and majesty of the Norse sagas in his retellings of the adventures of the gods and goddesses who lived in the Northern paradise of Asgard before the dawn of history. Here are the matchless tales of All-Father Odin, who crosses the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard and sacrifices his right eye ...
  
  











  



  
The Golden Fleece: And the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles
Padraic Colum

Aladdin, 2004

Enter a world where harpies torment mortals, the Argonaut Orpheus sings, the mighty god Zeus wages war on the Titans, and Prometheus steals fire. Author Padraic Colum weaves the tales of Jason and his Argonauts with classic Greek mythology to create this captivating epic about life, war, and astounding beings who lived in a time long past.
  
  











  



  
The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
The Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths
Padraic Colum

Aladdin, 2004

Before time as we know it began, gods and goddesses lived in the city of Asgard. Odin All Father crossed the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard. Thor defended Asgard with his mighty hammer. Mischievous Loki was constantly getting into trouble with the other gods, and dragons and giants walked free. This collection of Norse sagas retold by author Padraic Colum gives us a sense of that magical time when the world was filled with powers ...
  
  











  



  
The King of Ireland's Son, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy
Padraic Colum

Aladdin, 2004

Travel back to a mythical time when Achilles, aided by the gods, waged war against the Trojans. And join Odysseus on his journey through murky waters, facing obstacles like the terrifying Scylla and whirring Charybdis, the beautiful enchantress Circe, and the land of the raging Cyclôpes. Using narrative threads from The Iliad and The Odyssey, Padraic Colum weaves a stunning adventure with all the drama and power that Homer intended.
  
  











  



  
The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales
Brothers Grimm, Josef Scharl

Pantheon, 1972

For almost two centuries, the stories of magic and myth gathered by the Brothers Grimm have been part of the way children—and adults—learn about the vagaries of the real world. Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow-White, Hänsel and Gretel, Little Red-Cap (a.k.a. Little Red Riding Hood), and Briar-Rose (a.k.a. Sleeping Beauty) are only a few of more than 200 enchanting characters included here. Lyrically translated and beautifully illustrated, the ...
  
  











  



  
A Treasury of Irish Folklore: The Stories, Traditions, Legends, Humor, Wisdom, Ballads and Songs of the Irish ...
Padraic Colum

Random House Value Publishing, 1985

A Treasury of Irish Folklore: The Stories, Traditions, Legends, Humor, Wisdom, Ballads and Songs of the Irish People [Mar 13, 1985] Colum, Padraic
  
  











  



  
The Story of the Golden Fleece (Dover Children's Classics)
Padraic Colum

Dover Publications, 2005

"Still unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths."— Publishers Weekly Generations have thrilled to the adventures of heroic Jason and the sorceress Medea, mighty Heracles, the minstrel Orpheus, and other legendary figures. In this Newbery Medal-winning classic, a renowned storyteller recounts the enduring legends surrounding the Argonauts' quest for the golden fleece. Author Padraic Colum was active in the Irish literary renaissance ...
  
  











  



  
The Adventures of Odysseus & the Tale of Troy: Homer's Great Epics, Rewritten for Children (Illustrated
Homer, Padraic Colum

Tark Classic Fiction, 2007

"Unequaled" Rewriting of Homer for Children. Padraic Colum's retelling of Homer's classic epics for children is still considered by many to be the finest introduction younger readers will have to Homer. Combining the broad stories of both the Iliad and the Odyssey, Colum creates an intricately woven, fast paced tale that will enthrall children and adults alike. Publishers Weekly considered his rendition of Homer 'unequalled' and thousands of ...
  
  











  



  
Poems of the Irish revolutionary brotherhood : Thomas MacDonagh. P.H. Pearse, Joseph Mary Plunkett, Sir Roger ..., 2014

Poems of the Irish revolutionary brotherhood : Thomas MacDonagh. P.H. Pearse, Joseph Mary Plunkett, Sir Roger Casement. 108 Pages.
  
  











  



  
The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles (Looking Glass Library)
Padraic Colum

Random House Books for Young Readers, 2010

Travel to ancient Greece, where gods and goddesses walk the earth and a youth named Jason must capture the famous Golden Fleece. Mythology buffs will love the classic stories of Greek heroes, from Hercules to Orpheus to Theseus. With an introduction by Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, fantasy fans will thoroughly enjoy this Newbery award winning classic.
  
  











  



  
The Children of Odin (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading): Nordic Gods and Heroes
Padraic Colum

Barnes & Noble, 2006

The Children of Odin: Nordic Gods and Heroes (1920) is a lyrical introduction to the myths and epic legends of the ancient Scandinavians. Fusing the disparate mythic accounts of his medieval sources, Irish-American poet Padraic Colum fashions a powerful tale of the divine adventures of gods and men, locked in an inexorable march of fate.  Written in a style accessible to both children and adults, Colum's work offers a haunting and evocative ...
  
  











  



  
Three Plays: The Fiddler's House, The Land, Thomas Muskerry, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
The Boy Who Knew What The Birds Said, 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
Great Myths of the World (Dover Books on Anthropology and Folklore)

Dover Publications, 2005

A treasury of tales from ancient myth and legend, this collection was assembled and recounted by a well-known and much-loved storyteller. All of the legendary heroic and tragic figures of the ancient world appear here, in myths derived from Egyptian, Babylonian, Persian, Hebrew, Hellenic, Latin, Celtic, Nordic, Mesoamerican, and other traditions. Larger-than-life figures populate these stories--Isis and Osiris, Gilgamesh, Hercules and Pandora, ...
  
  











  



  
Three Plays, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  








   



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