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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 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

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 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 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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 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 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 Children of Odin The Book of Northern Myths, 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.
  
  











  



  
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 King of Ireland?s Son
Padraic Colum

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Pádraic Colum (8 December 1881 – 11 January 1972) was a leading figure of the Celtic Revival at the turn of the 20th century. He was an author, poet, novelist, playwright and dramatist, and collector of folklore. He was associated with a number of the leading Irish writers of the time, including William Butler Yeats, Lady Augusta Gregory, and Æ (George William Russell). He also joined the Gaelic League, and was a member of the first board ...
  
  











  



  
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 Boy Who Knew What The Birds Said
Padraic Colum

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

How He Came to Know What the Birds Said The Stone of Victory The King of the Birds Bloom-of-Youth and the Witch of the Elders The Hen-wife's Son and the Princess Bright Brow The Giant and the Birds The Sea-Maiden Who Became a Sea-Swan What the Peacock and the Crow Told Each Other The Treasure of King Labraid Lorc
  
  











  



  
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's Homer Publisher: Aladdin
Padraic Colum, 2004

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











  



  
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.
  
  











  



  
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
  
  











  



  
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, ...
  
  











  



  
The King of Ireland's Son
Padraic Colum

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

The King of Ireland's Son is a children's novel published in Ireland in 1916 written by Padraic Colum. It is the story of the eldest of the King of Ireland's sons, and his adventures winning and then finding Fedelma, the Enchanter's Daughter, who after being won is kidnapped from him by the King of the Land of Mist. It is solidly based in Irish folklore, itself being originally a folktale. Another evolution from the original folktale was written ...
  
  











  








   



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