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The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date May 30, 2011
Pages 110
Binding Paperback
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9781463546144
ISBN-10 1463546149
Dimensions 0.25 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Original list price $4.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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. The story here told has inspired people of all civilisations for nearly 3,000 years. No person should be allowed reach adulthood without having experienced some aspects of Greek classical civilization and these action-packed tales of heroism, humanity, weakness, tragedy and joy are a great starting-point. A sampling of the stories of the Iliad, Odyssey and of other Greek myths and heroes can be the start of a lifetime of fascination. When Telemachus is a baby his father, Odysseus, is called to go to war. When Telemachus grows older, the goddess Athene tells him to go seek his father. Telemachus obeys and great adventure begins. Odysseus is a favorite character in this book, because he was brave and wise. He would listen to advice given to him and was polite and thankful. Children can learn much from these stories, which demonstrate many positive character traits that everyone needs to cultivate.

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Paperback
Book cover for 9780689868832 Book cover for 9781463546144
 
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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
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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
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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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