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The Children's Homer : the adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy

Author: Padraic Colum; Homer.
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A retelling of the events of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus based on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. 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 Cyclopes. Using narrative  Read more...
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Named Person: Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Achilles, (Mythological character); Achilles, (Mythological character); Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Padraic Colum; Homer.
OCLC Number: 58732757
Notes: Originally published: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 2004, ©1946.
Reprint. Previously published: The adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy. New York : Macmillan, 1918.
Target Audience: [Grade 4 and up].
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy
Responsibility: Padraic Colum.

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A retelling of the events of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus based on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. 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 Cyclopes. Using narrative threads from The Iliad and The Odyssey, [the author] weaves a stunning adventure with all the drama and power that Homer intended.-Back cover.

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