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Big Tree of Bunlahy: Stories of My Own CountrysideTwelve fine old Irish tales and one original one are woven together by the storyteller who introduces each story. All are said to have been heard under the Tree of Bunlahy, the great elm tree with big, smooth stones under it. There the villagers would sit and listen to these tales of animals, heroes, and leprechans.
- Fiction, Short Stories
- John Newbery Medal 1934 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9789997489234
The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before AchillesThe ancient triumphs and tragedies of the Greek myths are woven through the central story of Jason and his quest for the Golden Fleece. The many stories told by Orpheus to the sailors in the story might be the very ones that the Argonauts heard on their long voyage.
- John Newbery Medal 1922 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780590436847
The Voyagers: Being Legends and Romances of Atlantic DiscoveryConvinced that there is another land far away, Portugal's Prince Henry the Navigator gathers together all those who might know anything about it. In a high tower that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, stories of legends and voyages are told along with those of the discoveries of Columbus and Ponce de León.
- John Newbery Medal 1926 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9789997488749