The Children's Homer
by Padraic Colum
This was the most precious book I owned as a child and my way into the Odyssey and the Iliad at a very early age. Padraic Colum was a poet and the way he uses language is wonderful.
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“Padraic Colum was a poet and the way he uses language is wonderful. The illustrations too. They’re black-and-white, very art deco, very spare.” Read more...
Lucy Coats, Children's Author