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Soames, Benjamin

Works: 10 works in 74 publications in 1 language and 1,117 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Satire  Allegories  High interest-low vocabulary books  Fantasy fiction  Legends  Christmas stories  Ghost stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR3724, 823.5
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Publications about Benjamin Soames
Publications by Benjamin Soames
Most widely held works by Benjamin Soames
Tales from the Greek legends by Edward Ferrie( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 357 libraries worldwide
The great myths of Ancient Greece have inspired mankind for centuries. Each of the heroes has to undergo trials of strength and courage to prove his valour against a host of monsters, the Minotaur, half man, half bull; Hydra, the many-headed serpent; Medusa the Gorgon. Meanwhile, the gods, lead by Zeus the Thunderer from his seat on Mount Olympus, watch, encourage, help and sometimes hinder. In this new retelling, the tales come alive more vividly than ever with the added drama of popular music by Holst, Wagner and others
The adventures of Odysseus by Benedict Flynn( file )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
The Adventures of Odysseus is the story of what happened after the Trojan War when Odysseus, the most cunning of all the Greek heroes, left Troy and made his way back to his wife Penelope and his son Telemachus. It was first told by a poet named Homer nearly three thousand years ago and is retold in this new version especially for younger listeners
Tales from the Norse legends by Edward Ferrie( file )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Retelling of the myths of ancient Northern Europe
The Tale of Troy by Benedict Flynn( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
"There was once a time, nearly four thousand years ago, when the tall towers of a city called Troy reached gleaming into the sky; when its proud king fought against an invading army in a desperate siege. [The story] was so important to the ancient Greeks that its author, Homer, became a kind of hero. Long after his death artists, thinkers and ordinary people still look to his tale for inspiration."--Container
More tales from the Greek legends by Edward Ferrie( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Here retold in lively form are colorful legends from Ancient Greece, beginning with the search for the dreaded three-headed Chimera by Bellerophon. Orpheus, devastated by the death of his wife Eurydice, dares the dangers of Hades in an attempt to bring her back to life. There are tales of other 'lovers' like Echo and Narcissus, and Artemis and Actaeon. Enjoy these stories of bravery, humor, and sadness from the golden age of Greece
The Christmas collection ( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Includes the Christmas Mummers' Play as performed in some of the villages near Luttworth, Leicestershire in 1863
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
"Lemuel Gulliver sets out on a series of travels, but each time he finds himself shipwrecked in new and unfamiliar lands. And how unfamiliar!"--Container
Heroes and heroines from classic tales ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Exciting excerpts from some of the best classic stories for younger listeners, presented with classical music and, often, sound effects, to bring the characters vividly to life. Here is Mowgli, Anne of Green Gables, Peter Pan, Pinocchio, Odysseus, the monster wolf Fenrir and Tom Sawyer, getting in and out of scrapes. Before each excerpt is an introduction, setting the scene
The junior Homer the tale of Troy ; the adventures of Odysseus by Benedict Flynn( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The tale of Troy describes the beginning and end of the Trojan War
A Christmas celebration containes A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens and The Christmas collection selected by Christina Hardyment ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Here is a perfect coupling for those Christmas evenings of Christmas journeys. The greatest Christmas story is Dickens' A Christmas Carol which has never lost its charm as Scrooge learns compassion and love
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