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…