The Children"s Homer (A new view)
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The Children"s Homer (A new view)

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Published by Macmillan/McGraw-Hill School Pub. Co .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7265495M
ISBN 100021795460
ISBN 109780021795468

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Telemachus and his I really enjoyed reading Padraic Colum's The Children's Homer, a retelling--originally published in of the Iliad and the Odyssey. You should know from the start that it is a prose retelling. The story opens by introducing readers to Telemachus, the now grown son of Odysseus/5. Padraic Colum (–) was a poet, a playwright, and a leader of the Irish Renaissance, but he is best known for his works for children, including The Children of Odin and The Golden Fleece (a Newbery Honor Book). William Andrew (“Willy”) Pogany (August –J ) was a prolific Hungarian illustrator of children’s and other books.   The Children's Homer: the adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy by Colum, Padraic, ; Homer; , illPages: Colum wrote "The Children's Homer" or "The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy" in as a retelling of Homer's epic poems, the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey," intended for younger readers. It recounts the perilous adventures of Odysseus on his journey back from the war in Troy, including his encounter with the horrible Cyclops, the duplicitous Sirens, and the evil Circe.

The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tale of Troy (Paperback) Published November 18th by Simon & Brown Paperback, pagesCited by: 1.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy by Padraic Colum, J , Aladdin edition, Paperback in English The Children's Homer/5(2). The Children's Homer: Home; Part 1 Telemachus's Voyage. Part 2 Odysseus's Return. Chapters XIII-XVIII. In chapter 13 the Greeks and Trojans fight. Paris shot an arrow at Machaon, the healer. In chapter 14 Aias threw a rock at Hector so his face black and the fight still goes on. Title- The Children's Homer Author-Padraic Colum Recommended ages-Upper Elementary/middle grades Synopsis-In this children's version, the story begins by following Telemachus who is looking for his father Odysseus who left for the Trojan War twenty years ago and never returned, although the war ended ten years ago. In Part One Telemachus visits the famed Helen of Sparta for whom the war was .

  Also known as "The Children's Homer," this is Irish writer Padraic Colum's retelling of the events of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey for young people.   In this video I review The Children's Homer by Padraic Colum. In The Children's Homer Padraig Colum weaves The Iliad into The Odyssey to make a single narrative in two parts. He begins the first part with the scene from the Odyssey where Athene recommends Telemachus to embark on a voyage to search for news of his father, and then has a minstrel, Nestor, Menelaus, and Helen narrate to Odysseus' son the major causes and events of the Trojan war. Homer Price is the title character in two children's books written by Robert McCloskey. Homer Price was published in , and Centerburg Tales in