Before time as we know it began, gods and goddesses lived in the city of Asgard. This collection of norse sagas retold by author Padraic Colum gives us a sense of that magical time when the world was filled with powers and wonders we can hardly imagine. Thor defended Asgard with his mighty hammer.
The Golden Fleece: And the Heroes Who Lived Before AchillesAladdin #ad - Author padraic colum weaves the tales of Jason and his Argonauts with classic Greek mythology to create this captivating epic about life, war, and astounding beings who lived in a time long past. From master storyteller padriac colum comes a Newbery Honor–winning collection of epic myths that “is unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths for young readers” Publishers Weekly.
Enter a world where harpies torment mortals, the Argonaut Orpheus sings, the mighty god Zeus wages war on the Titans, and Prometheus steals fire. Poetically written and wonderful for reading aloud, this collection of ancient stories will captivate modern readers.
The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of TroyAladdin #ad - 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, the beautiful enchantress Circe, facing obstacles like the terrifying Scylla and whirring Charybdis, and the land of the raging Cyclôpes.
The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy #ad - Using narrative threads from the Iliad and The Odyssey, Padraic Colum weaves a stunning adventure with all the drama and power that Homer intended.
Otto of the Silver Hand Dover Children's ClassicsDover Publications #ad - A rich and engrossing thread of Romance runs through this tale of the motherless son of a valiant robber baron of Medieval Germany. Like the same author's version of the story of king arthur and His Knights and his collection of original stories known as The Wonder Clock, this book has become a legend, a modern story with the feel and sound of an ancient tale.
Otto of the Silver Hand Dover Children's Classics #ad - Young otto, born into a warring household in an age when lawless chiefs were constantly fighting each other or despoiling the caravans of the merchant burghers, is raised in a monastery only to return to his family's domain and become painfully involved in the blood feud between his father and the rival house of Trutz-Drachen.
The narrative is told with howard Pyle's consummate skill and illustrated with some of the most enchanting sketches ever done for a book of this type. It is a reading adventure that youngsters will not soon forget.
Beowulf the Warrior Living History LibraryBethlehem Books #ad - Master storyteller ian serraillier has rewoven in modern narrative verse the story of Beowulf, the oldest epic in the English language. He succeeds in making this classic tale accessible to today's youth.
Tanglewood TalesIndependently published #ad - It is a re-writing of well-known Greek myths in a volume for children. Description from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. . Complete and unabridged edition. Tanglewood tales 1853 is a book by american author Nathaniel Hawthorne, a sequel to A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys.
Stories of Don Quixote Written Anew for ChildrenCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Stories of Don Quixote Written Anew for Children #ad - Suitable for ages 10 and up. The adventures most appealing to children are included, and related in such a way as to form a continuous narrative, with both the spirit and style of the original preserved as much as possible. Stories of don quixote written anew for children, ” by james Baldwin, is a retelling for the youthful reader of the most interesting parts of Cervantes' great novel about Don Quixote, the eccentric gentleman who fancies himself a knight-errant.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; Pearl; and Sir OrfeoDel Rey #ad - Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; Pearl; and Sir Orfeo #ad - Sir gawain and the green knight, and sir orfeo are masterpieces of a remote and exotic age--the age of chivalry and wizards, PEARL, knights and holy quests. Tolken that the language, romance, and power of these great stories comes to life for modern readers, in this masterful and compelling new translation.
Yet it is only in the unique artistry and imagination of J. R. R.
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation Bilingual EditionW. W. Norton & Company #ad - The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, and then having to live on in the exhausted aftermath. Bilingual edition--old english anglo-saxon and english translation. He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon. New york times bestseller and winner of the Costa Book Award.
Composed toward the end of the first millennium, later, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, from Grendel's mother. In the contours of this story, at once remote and uncannily familiar at the beginning of the twenty-first century, Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney finds a resonance that summons power to the poetry from deep beneath its surface.
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation Bilingual Edition #ad - Drawn to what he has called the "four-squareness of the utterance" in Beowulf and its immense emotional credibility, Heaney gives these epic qualities new and convincing reality for the contemporary reader.
Discovery of Deduction: An Introduction to Formal LogicClassical Academic Press #ad - Discovery of Deduction: An Introduction to Formal Logic #ad - It is intended to emphasize the practical and real-world application, discussion, and uses methods such as Socratic dialogue, and integration of other subjects. Bilingual edition--old english anglo-saxon and english translation. The workbook text is intended for students in 8th grade and up, making a subject usually reserved for study in college accessible and relevant to the junior-high age student.
The discovery of deduction: An Introduction to Formal Logic teaches how an argument is put together-explaining its form and structure. Used book in Good Condition.
The Cow-Tail Switch: And Other West African StoriesSquare Fish #ad - The stories of west africa are about men and animals, about kings, warriors, and hunters. There are stories about frog, Rabbit, Turtle, Guinea Fowl, and all the other animals that West Africans know. They tell about clever people and stupid people, about good ones and bad ones, about how things and animals got to be how they are.
The people of West Africa give them to you. Bilingual edition--old english anglo-saxon and english translation. Some of the stories make you think. Sometimes they are just tall tales. Here are some of the stories of the people of the forests, the seacoast, the hills, and the plains. Used book in Good Condition.
The Cow-Tail Switch: And Other West African Stories #ad - Some make you laugh.