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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 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 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.
  
  











  



  
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 King of Ireland's Son, 2012

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The Children of Odin (Illustrated)

Didactic Press, 2014

ONCE there was another Sun and another Moon; a different Sun and a different Moon from the ones we see now. Sol was the name of that Sun and Mani was the name of that Moon. But always behind Sol and Mani wolves went; a wolf behind each. The wolves caught on them at last and they devoured Sol and Mani. And then the world was in darkness and cold. In those times the Gods lived, Odin and Thor, Hödur and Baldur, Tyr and Heimdall, Vidar and Vali, ...
  
  











  



  
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, 2011

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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 Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales
Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, ...

Pantheon Books: A Division of Random House, 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 ...
  
  











  



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

Dover Publications, 2005

"This treasure-chest of mythology will entertain and educate the reader for many hours." — M. G. Paregian. 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 ...
  
  











  



  
The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tale of Troy (Dover Children's Classics)
Padraic Colum

Dover Publications, 2004

Memorable retelling of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, written for younger readers by Ireland's great poet and illustrator, recalls the perilous journey of Odysseus and his encounters with the horrid Cyclops, treacherous Sirens, and evil Circe as they attempt to keep the hero from his faithful Penelope. 16 black-and-white illustrations.
  
  











  



  
The King of Ireland's Son
Padraic Colum

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012

Without doubt, The King of Ireland’s Son is the best of Padraic Colum’s books. Originally published in 1916, this classic has stood the test of time and remains one of the greatest set of tales ever—full of humor, imagination and drama. This edition has been freshly typeset in a modern font, as well as carefully edited, annotated and endnoted, allowing the reader to enter fully into all the often playful subtlety of meaning Colum gives ...
  
  











  



  
The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles
Padraic Colum

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2009

Geared toward young readers, this classic book centers on the Argonauts' quest for "The Golden Fleece". Generations have thrilled to compelling renditions of the adventures of heroic Jason and the sorceress Medea, mighty Heracles, the minstrel Orpheus, and other legendary figures from Greek mythology. Author Padraic Colum, who was a popular children's writer in his day, possessed a poetic style that enchant audiences of all ages, in "The Golden ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
The Children of Odin
padraic colum

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

Beautifully illustrated by Willy Pogany, this book of Norse myths and Teutonic tales will thrill adults and children alike. Read tales of Odin, Thor, and Loki the mischievous doer of good and evil. Discover what was hidden during Ragnarök, the Twilight of the Gods, and where Asgard, the Place of the Gods, was built.
  
  











  



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

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

This beautifully written book by the famous Irish poet should be read by, or to, every child to give them an introduction to the most important work (outside of religious books) ever composed. The story here told has inspired people of all civilizations for nearly 3,000 years. No person should be allowed reach adulthood without having experienced some aspects of Greek classical civilization and these action-packed tales of heroism, humanity, ...
  
  











  



  
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 Children's Homer Publisher: Aladdin
Padraic Colum, 2004

This is paperback published by Aladdin and is written by Padraic Colum.
  
  











  








   



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