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The Boy Who Apprenticed to an Enchanter By Padraic Colum
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As for the youth who had tried to steal the white horse that the King owned, he was bound hand and foot and taken into the castle of the King. There he was thrown down beside the trestles of the... More > great table, and the hot wax from the candles that lighted the supper board dripped down upon him. And it was told to him that at the morrow's sunrise he would be slain with the sword. Then the King called upon one to finish the story that was being told when the neigh of the white horse was heard in the stable. The story could not be finished for him, however, because the one who had been telling it was now outside, guarding the iron door of the stable with a sword in his hand. And King Manus, sitting at the supper board, could not eat nor refresh himself because there was no one at hand to finish the story for him. And that is the way that the story of The Boy Apprenticed to an Enchanter used to begin.< Less
The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy By Padraic Colum
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Padraic Colum (8 December 1881 – 11 January 1972) was an... More > Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer, playwright, children's author and collector of folklore. He was one of the leading figures of the Irish Literary Revival.Colum was born Patrick Collumb in a County Longford workhouse, where his father worked. He was the first of eight children born to Patrick and Susan Collumb. When the father lost his job in 1889, he moved to the United States to participate in the Colorado gold rush. Padraic and his mother and siblings remained in Ireland. When the father returned in 1892, the family moved to Glasthule, near Dublin, where his father was employed as Assistant Manager at Sandycove and Glasthule railway station. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padraic_Colum< Less
The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles By Padraic Colum
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The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles is a children's book by Padraic Colum, a retelling of Greek myths. The book, illustrated by Willy Pogany, was first published in 1921 and... More > was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1922. The central myth retold is that of Jason and the Argonauts in their quest for the Golden Fleece and the aftermath. Woven into it are other myths, including the myths of Persephone and Prometheus, told by the poet Orpheus during the voyage. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Golden_Fleece_and_the_Heroes_Who_Lived_Before_Achilles Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Padraic Colum (8 December 1881 – 11 January 1972) was an Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer, playwright, children's author and collector of folklore. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Padraic_Colum< Less
The Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths By Padraic Colum
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Andrew ("Willy") Pogany (born Vilmos Andreas... More > Pogány) (August 1882 – 30 July 1955) was a prolific Hungarian illustrator of children's books and others. His contemporaries include C. Coles Phillips, Joseph Clement Coll, Edmund Dulac, Harvey Dunn, Walter Everett, Harry Rountree, Sarah Stilwell Weber, and N.C. Wyeth. He is best known for his pen and ink drawings of myths and fables. A large portion of Pogany's work is described as Art Nouveau. Pogany's artistic style is heavily fairy-tale orientated and often feature motifs of mythical animals such as nymphs and pixies. He paid great attention to botanical details. He used dreamy and warm pastel scenes with watercolors, oil paintings, and especially pen and ink. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willy_Pogany< Less
Children of Odin: A Book of Northern Myths By Padraic Colum
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THE CHILDREN OF ODIN The Book of Northern Myths By Padraic Colum Illustrated by Willy Pogany
Children of Odin: A Book of Northern Myths By Padraic Colum
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THE CHILDREN OF ODIN The Book of Northern Myths By Padraic Colum Illustrated by Willy Pogany
The Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths, Illustrated By Padraic Colum
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Padraic Colum's rich, lyrical style captures the magic and mysticism of the Norse myths with tales of the gods and goddesses who lived in the Northern Utopia of Asgard before the dawn of man. Here... More > are the matchless tales of All-Father Odin, who crosses the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard and sacrifices his right eye to drink from the Well of Wisdom; of Thor, whose mighty hammer defends Asgard; of Loki, whose mischievous cunning leads him to treachery against the gods; of giants, dragons, dwarfs and Valkyries; and of the terrible last battle that destroyed their world.< Less
The Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths By Padraic Colum
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The Children of Odin was published in 1920 by Pádraic Colum. He was an Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer, playwright, children's author and collector of folklore. These ancient... More > stories in this book from Northern Europe, which make up one of the great myth cycles of Western civilization, spring to life in The Children of Odin. This classic volume, first published in 1920 and reissued in 1962, is now available for the first time in paperback, illustrated with the original line drawings by Willy Pogany, to inspire a new generation of readers.This scarce antiquarian book is a Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature.< Less
The Children of Odin By Padraic Colum
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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... More > paradise of Asgard before the dawn of history. Here are the matchless tales of All-Father Odin, who crosses the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard and sacrifices his right eye to drink from the Well of Wisdom; of Thor, whose mighty hammer defends Asgard; of Loki, whose mischievous cunning leads him to treachery against the gods; of giants, dragons, dwarfs and Valkyries; and of the terrible last battle that destroyed their world. These ancient stories from Northern Europe, which make up one of the great myth cycles of Western civilization, spring to life in The Children of Odin. This classic volume, first published in 1920, is illustrated with the original line drawings by Willy Pogany.< Less
THE CHILDREN OF ODIN THE BOOK OF NORTHERN MYTHS By PADRAIC COLUM
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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... More > paradise of Asgard before the dawn of history. Here are the matchless tales of All-Father Odin, who crosses the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard and sacrifices his right eye to drink from the Well of Wisdom; of Thor, whose mighty hammer defends Asgard; of Loki, whose mischievous cunning leads him to treachery against the gods; of giants, dragons, dwarfs and Valkyries; and of the terrible last battle that destroyed their world. These ancient stories from Northern Europe, which make up one of the great myth cycles of Western civilization, spring to life in The Children of Odin.< Less