Synopses & Reviews
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 Cycland#244;pes. Using narrative threads from andlt;Iandgt;The Iliadandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;The Odyssey,andlt;/Iandgt; Padraic Colum weaves a stunning adventure with all the drama and power that Homer intended.
andlt;Iandgt;Publishers Weeklyandlt;/Iandgt; Colum's stirring telling of the Greek epics is unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths for young readers.
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.
About the Author
andlt;Bandgt;Padraic Columandlt;/Bandgt; (1881and#8211;1972) was a poet, a playwright, and a leader of the Irish Renaissance, but he is best known for his works for children, including andlt;iandgt;The Children of Odinandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;The Golden Fleeceandlt;/iandgt; (a Newbery Honor Book).William Andrew ("Willy") Pogany (August 1882 and#8211; 30 July 1955) was a prolific Hungarian illustrator of children's and other books.