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    • The Children's Homer

    • By: Padraic Colum
    • Narrated by: Robert Whitfield
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    This reissue of the 1919 classic combines the immortal stories from Homer's Iliad and Odyssey into one glorious saga of heroism and magical adventure. Beloved by generations, Padraic Colum's masterful retelling of these epic adventures is remarkably fresh, consistently spellbinding, and unmatched for its richness and poetry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great listen for adults as well

    • By Marius on 06-29-05

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Children of Odin

    • By: Padraic Colum
    • Narrated by: Ulf Bjorklund
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 18

    Before time as we know it began, gods and goddesses lived in the city of Asgard. Odin All Father crossed the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard. Thor defended Asgard with his mighty hammer. Mischievous Loki was constantly getting into trouble with the other gods, and dragons and giants walked free. This collection of Norse sagas retold by author Padraic Colum gives us a sense of that magical time when the world was filled with powers and wonders we can hardly imagine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narration at its best!

    • By Emilie J. Howard ~ Author on 06-15-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived Before Achilles

    • By: Padraic Colum
    • Narrated by: Fred Williams
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Jason is born the son of King Aeson. His destiny is to rule Iolcus, the land that his father's brother, King Pelias, has taken from him. When Jason comes of age, he returns to Iolcus. But the king is not yet willing to give up his throne. So he cunningly persuades Jason to accept a dare to bring back the famous Golden Fleece of Colchis. Jason accepts the challenge, unaware that he is being conned into a dangerous and perhaps fatal journey far, far from the land he loves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Susan on 03-31-09

    Regular price: $19.57

    • The King of Ireland's Son

    • By: Padraic Colum
    • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    Celebrated Irish author Padraic Colum dazzled audiences with his retellings of old Gaelic myths. In The King of Ireland's Son, he imbues seven favorite tales from the Emerald Isle with sly humor, whimsy, and imagination.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By GRamsey-Ray on 08-10-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Children of Odin

    • The Book of Northern Myths [Booktrack Soundtrack Edition]
    • By: Padraic Colum
    • Narrated by: Ulf Bjorklund
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Before time as we know it began, gods and goddesses lived in the city of Asgard. Odin All Father crossed the Rainbow Bridge to walk among men in Midgard. Thor defended Asgard with his mighty hammer. Mischievous Loki was constantly getting into trouble with the other gods, and dragons and giants walked free.

    Regular price: $15.39

    • The Girl Who Sat by the Ashes

    • By: Padraic Colum
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    This Irish version of the Cinderella story is a classic fairy tale as you have never heard it before. Master storyteller and folklorist Padraic Colum creates a completely unique world of enchanted woods, marauding giants, gossiping geese, and a supernatural cloak made of crow feathers. Through her many adventures, Maid-Alone, Colum's heroine, remains steadfast in her quiet strength and wisdom. Listeners of all ages will enjoy this magical retelling of a familiar legend.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy

    • By: Padraic Colum
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    The Iliad and The Odyssey are retold in a glorious saga of courage and magical adventure. Written in a manner that will delight both young and old, this is a great way to learn the immortal epics of Homer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beutifully and thoroughly Narrated

    • By Emanuel on 12-16-03

    Regular price: $17.47