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  • Genies, wishes, thieves, and treasure abound in these classic stories of magic and adventure from master storyteller Padraic Colum.Every night for a thousand and one nights, Shahrazad begins to tell her husband the king a new tale but each night she ...


  • From master storyteller Padriac Colum, winner of a Newbery Honor for The Golden Fleece, comes a collection of fifteen timeless stories that the ancient Celts told more than a thousand years ago.Among the greatest storytellers of the world, the ancien...


  • " ...] CONN As you're here now, rest yourself. Brian MacConnell comes in, and goes over to the hearth. He is dark and good-looking, and has something reckless in his look. He wears corduroy trousers, and a shirt loose at the neck. Anne comes to Brian...


  • 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...


  • 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 civilizati...


  • 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...


  • 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 ...


  • Among the greatest storytellers of the world, the ancient Celts told tales that, after more than a thousand years, still bristle with life and excitement. Noted Irish folklorist Padraic Colum (1881–1972) preserved many of Ireland’s ancient tradit...


  • 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 a...






  • 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...


  • A long, long time ago, before the dawn of time, somewhere to the North, lay the realm of Asgard. Therein dwelt the Norse gods and goddesses of old who were wise, beautiful and kind. They lived in peace and harmony, untouched by evil and iniquity - un...


  • "Still unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths." Publishers Weekly Geared toward young readers, the classic retellings of stories from ancient myth presented in this volume center on the Argonauts' quest for the golden fleece. Generations ...


  • From master storyteller Padriac Colum, winner of a Newbery Honor for The Golden Fleece, comes a collection of fifteen timeless tales inspired by Norse mythology.Before time as we know it began, gods and goddesses lived in the city of Asgard. Odin All...


  • This classic retelling of Homer's Illiad and Odyssey — written for young readers by Ireland's great poet and playwright — recalls the legendary characters of ancient Greece and their amazing adventures. Both epics are recounted here in The Advent...


  • A treasure trove of stories from the ancient world, retold by one of Ireland's greatest storytellers. This classic collection of myths and legends includes stories from all the major ancient civilizations, and some lesser known ones: Egypt and Greece...



  • How Telehagbus theS on ofO dysseus Was Moved toG oon AV oyage inS easch ov His Father and How He Heabd vsoM Menelaus and Helen the Tale ov Troy .PART nH ow Odysseus Left Calypso sI sland and Came to theL and OF THE PHAEA aANS; How He Told He Fased wi...



  • 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 ...


  • Nineteen bright and charming fairy tales of Hawaii have been skillfully retold by this gifted storyteller.  Padraic Colum brings to them a rare feeling for the things of the imagination, and he tells them with poetry, imagery, and enchantment.  The...




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    Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was an Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer and collector of folklore. He was one of the leading figures of the Celtic Revival. At the age of seventeen, he passed an exam for and was awarded a clerkship in the Irish R...


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    Pook Press celebrates the great Golden Age of Illustration in children's literature. Many of the earliest children's books, particularly those dating back to the 1850s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Pook Press are wo...


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    Padraic Colum (1881-1972) was an Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer and collector of folklore. He was one of the leading figures of the Celtic Revival. At the age of seventeen, he passed an exam for and was awarded a clerkship in the Irish R...


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    A classic collection of Norse Mythology containing tales of the God Odin and his children. In three parts: The Dwellers in Asgard, Odin the Wanderer and The Witch's Heart. The tales are decorated with the whimsical black and white drawings of Willy P...


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    This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor p...