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

byPadraic ColumIllustratorWilly Pogany

Hardcover | September 24, 2019

The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy by Padraic Colum
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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.
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 ...
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Title:The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of TroyFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:256 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1 inShipping dimensions:256 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1 inPublished:September 24, 2019Publisher:AladdinLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1534450378

ISBN - 13:9781534450370

Appropriate for ages: 10

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