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The Mythological Zoo By Oliver Herford
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The Mythological Zoo is a delightful illustrated book by Oliver Herford first published in 1912. Oliver Herford was called America's Oscar Wilde because he was well known for his wit and... More > humour. Kean Guides have developed to take advantage of new reading media and to appeal to the modern reader. We now aim to offer a library of Children’s Books that have been selected to illustrate the best of the writer and illustrators in formats that enhance the reading experience for adult and child alike. We are also committed to republishing old classics that have been sadly ignored and overlooked by other publishers. We are committed to provide the greatest writers to readers at a reasonable price.< Less
Greek Mythology Set By Rubina Tycoon Hovhannisyan
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Greek Mythology Music Album Twelve Piano Pieces Children's Piano Album
Mythological tales of Sussex By Laurence Gates
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These fascinating tales have been passed down from generation to generation. Some are legends associated with local places around Colgate and St. Leonard’s Forest in Sussex, England and some... More > feature a race of ‘super humans’ with extra powers of strength, sight, hearing and more. Many have a moral lesson for the greedy, dishonest or vain, and of course there are kings, princes, princesses and happy endings. There is a local equivalent of the Greek myth of Icarus, who wanted to fly and a deeply symbolic myth of the tramp who has forgotten his true nature. It is uncertain how far back these tales originate and what their heritage is but they are an important part of local Sussex culture. While they were originally told on dark evenings before electricity brought light and instant entertainment, these stories continue to have a timeless appeal for adults and children alike.< Less
25 Favorite Books of Fairy Tales, Fables, and Mythology By Smashbooks
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This epic collection of over 1200 stories is sure to delight children and adults alike! Contains the following works: * Bulfinch's Mythology * The Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome, E.... More > M. Berens * The Children of Odin: The Book of Northern Myths, Padraic Colum * Aesop's Fables * Grimms' Fairy Tales, Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm * Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen * Arabian Nights, Blue Fairy Book, Brown Fairy Book, Crimson Fairy Book, Green Fairy Book, Grey Fairy Book, Lilac Fairy Book, Olive Fairy Book, Orange Fairy Book, Pink Fairy Book, Red Fairy Book, Violet Fairy Book, Yellow Fairy Book, Andrew Lang * Czechoslovak Fairy Tales, Parker Filmore * Indian Fairy Tales, Joseph Jacobs * Irish Fairy Tales, William Butler Yeats * Japanese Fairy Tales, Yei Theodora Ozaki * Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends, Gertrude Landa * Russian Fairy Tales, Robert Nisbet Bain< 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 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 By Padraic Colum
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Long ago in ancient times, within the realm of Asgard, there existed gods and goddesses. There where times of peace and harmony, yet darkness loomed on the horizon. This books covers tales of Thor,... More > Odin, Loki, and Freya. It's an all time classic for norse mythology lovers and move-goers alike.< Less
Celtic Tales Told To the Children By Louey Chisholm
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A wonderfully illustrated classic, hand-edited and restored to its former glory. Directed primarily at children, this enchanting book contains three classic Celtic legends: The Star-Eyed Deirdre, The... More > Four White Swans, and Dermat and Grania. Set in the age of the great Celtic realms in Scotland and Ireland, each tale bristles with intrigue, magic, action and wizardry to enthrall readers of all ages. It was in the retelling of the tales that the author excelled. As he explained: “This little book was written after several variants of the Tales had been read:—Old Celtic Romances, by Dr. Joyce; Reliquae Celticae, by Dr. Cameron; The Pursuit after Diarmud O’Duibhne and Grainne the daughter of Cormac Mac Airt, by Standish Hayes O’Grady; The Three Sorrows of Story-telling, by Dr. Douglas Hyde; The Laughter of Peterkin, by Fiona Macleod, and other translations and retellings.” An ideal way to introduce young readers to the great Celtic heritage and culture.< Less
Celtic Tales Told To the Children By Louey Chisholm
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A wonderfully illustrated classic, hand-edited and restored to its former glory. Directed primarily at children, this enchanting book contains three classic Celtic legends: The Star-Eyed Deirdre, The... More > Four White Swans, and Dermat and Grania. Set in the age of the great Celtic realms in Scotland and Ireland, each tale bristles with intrigue, magic, action and wizardry to enthrall readers of all ages. It was in the retelling of the tales that the author excelled. As he explained: “This little book was written after several variants of the Tales had been read:—Old Celtic Romances, by Dr. Joyce; Reliquae Celticae, by Dr. Cameron; The Pursuit after Diarmud O’Duibhne and Grainne the daughter of Cormac Mac Airt, by Standish Hayes O’Grady; The Three Sorrows of Story-telling, by Dr. Douglas Hyde; The Laughter of Peterkin, by Fiona Macleod, and other translations and retellings.” An ideal way to introduce young readers to the great Celtic heritage and culture.< Less
Stories of Roland Told to the Children By H. E. Marshall
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Ten illustrated stories from the song of Roland, simply but effectively told, relating how Roland and Oliver died, of Charlemagne's vengeance on Marsil the Saracen and of the punishment of the... More > traitor Ganelon. The treatment is romantic, the style picturesque.< Less