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The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy
By Padraic Colum and Robert Whitfield (narrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackstone Audio Inc
Publication date June 1, 2012
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9781441759887
ISBN-10 1441759883
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 6 in.
Weight 0.30 lbs.
Original list price $24.95
Other format details audio
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: [Read by Robert Whitfield -- aka -- Simon Vance]

Padraic Colum's classic retelling combines the immortal stories from Homer's Iliad and Odyssey into one glorious saga of heroism and magical adventure. Come voyage to ancient Greece with Achilles who, guided by the gods, seeks vengeance on the Trojans. And follow Odysseus on his perilous journey on the sea - through the land of the Cyclopes, past Circe the Enchantress, the terrible Charybdis, and the six-headed serpent Scylla.

Young readers will delight in these accessible tales of action and adventure.

Editions
Paperback
Book cover for 9780020425205 Book cover for 9780689868832 Book cover for 9781463546144
 
from Createspace Independent Pub (May 30, 2011); titled "The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy"
9781463546144 | details & prices | 110 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.25 in. | List price $4.95
About: This beautifully written book by the famous Irish poet should be read by, or to, every child to give them an introduction to the most important work (Not including Religion) ever composed.
With Willy Pogany (other contributor) | from Aladdin Paperbacks (July 1, 2004); titled "The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy"
9780689868832 | details & prices | 245 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.50 lbs | List price $9.99
About: A retelling of the events of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus based on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey.
With Willy Pogany (other contributor), Homer | Reprint edition from Simon Pulse (September 1, 1982); titled "Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy"
9780020425205 | details & prices | 248 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.75 lbs | List price $9.95
About: A retelling of the events of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus based on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781441759887
 
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With Robert Whitfield (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (June 1, 2012); titled "The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy"
9781441759887 | details & prices | 5.50 × 6.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $24.95
About: [Read by Robert Whitfield -- aka -- Simon Vance] Padraic Colum's classic retelling combines the immortal stories from Homer's Iliad and Odyssey into one glorious saga of heroism and magical adventure.
School and Library
Book cover for 9780027231502
 
from Atheneum (June 1, 1968); titled "The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy"
9780027231502 | details & prices | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | List price $10.95
About: The Iliad and the Odyssey are retold as one continuous narrative
Reinforced
from Demco Media (June 1, 1982); titled "Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy"
9780606171212 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.85 lbs | List price $18.50
About: A retelling of the events of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus based on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780808572855 Book cover for 9781417630417
 
from Turtleback Books (June 1, 2004); titled "Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus And the Tale of Troy"
9781417630417 | details & prices | 5.00 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.75 lbs | List price $20.85
About: A retelling of the events of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus based on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey.
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999); titled "The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy"
9780808572855 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.85 lbs | List price $18.75
About: A retelling of the events of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus based on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey.

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