Pádraic Colum

The Children of Odin

Read by Elizabeth Klett

Master storyteller Padraic Colum's rich, musical voice captures all the magic and majesty of the Norse sagas in his retellings of the advent…

The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy

Read by Elizabeth Klett

Also known as "The Children's Homer," this is Irish writer Padraic Colum's retelling of the events of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey fo…

The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles

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This is Irish folklorist Padraic Colum's masterful retelling of many Greek myths, focusing on Jason and the Argonauts' quest to find the Gol…

The King of Ireland's Son

Read by Don W. Jenkins

The King of Ireland's Son is a children's novel published in Ireland in 1916 written by Padraic Colum, and illustrated by Willy Pogany. It i…

The Girl Who Sat by the Ashes

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"Because she used to herd Goats in the high places and the rocky places, she went by the name of Girl-go-with-the-Goats. But that was n…

Myths and Legends Around the World - Collection 14

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This collection is dedicated to recordings of short mythical or legendary works which are in the Public Domain. The stories tell of legends,…

Short Poetry Collection 136

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This is a collection of 22 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for September 2014.

Short Poetry Collection 050

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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 050: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

The Boy Apprenticed to an Enchanter

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King Manus ruled over the Western Island, and he had a castle that was neither higher nor wider than any other King’s castle. But he had a s…

The Voyagers: Being Legends and Romances of Atlantic Discovery

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In this 1926 Newbery Honor Book, Pádraic Colum gathers several little-known folk lore tales of exploration on the Atlantic Ocean and …

Short Poetry Collection 235

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This is a collection of 37 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for December 2022.