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The Children's Homer - by Padraic Colum (Paperback)

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About the Book



These collections of myths and legends of the ancient world by the late Newbery Honor winner, poet, and playwright are now available with beautiful new cover art. Illustrations.



Book Synopsis



From master storyteller Padriac Colum, winner of a Newbery Honor for The Golden Fleece, comes a collection of fifteen timeless stories inspired by classic Greek literature.

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.



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Publishers Weekly Colum's stirring telling of the Greek epics is unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths for young readers.



About the Author



Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was a poet, a playwright, and a leader of the Irish Renaissance, but he is best known for his works for children, including The Children of Odin and The Golden Fleece (a Newbery Honor Book).

William Andrew ("Willy") Pogany (August 1882-July 30, 1955) was a prolific Hungarian illustrator of children's and other books.

Dimensions (Overall): 8.1 Inches (H) x 5.4 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)
Weight: .44 Pounds
Suggested Age: 10-14 Years
Number of Pages: 247
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Legends, Myths, Fables
Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks
Theme: Greek & Roman
Format: Paperback
Author: Padraic Colum
Language: English
Street Date: July 1, 2004
TCIN: 11812485
UPC: 9780689868832
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-5471
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.7 inches length x 5.4 inches width x 8.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.44 pounds
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