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Richard I

Richard I

By Jacob Abbott.  One of the greatest kings of England who hardly ever set foot in that country, Richard I is remembered in history by his epithet Richard Lionheart, mainly… Read more »

The Story of the Cid for Young People

The Story of the Cid for Young People

By Calvin Dill Wilson. The story of Spain’s national hero, Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (1043–1099) who helped liberate his nation from the Muslims, is retold in vivid detail in this… Read more »

The Boys’ Cuchulain: Heroic Legends of Ireland

The Boys’ Cuchulain: Heroic Legends of Ireland

By Eleanor Hull. The Boys’ Cuchulain: Heroic Legends of Ireland is a perfect introduction for those wishing to gain a knowledge and understanding of the legends around the Irish mythological… Read more »

Wild Life Under the Equator

Wild Life Under the Equator

By Paul du Chaillu. The second classic study of African wildlife, culture, and native tribes as they existed in the mid-1800s, written by the first European explorer to confirm the… Read more »

Discoverers and Explorers

Discoverers and Explorers

By Edward R. Shaw.  The perfect introduction to the incredible world of the great European Age of Exploration, written by a famous American expert in preparing educational works for younger… Read more »

Stories of Roland Told to the Children

Stories of Roland Told to the Children

By H. E. Marshall. The classic Romantic French epic poem, known as The Song of Roland, (La Chanson de Roland) is here retold for younger readers by master storyteller H…. Read more »

Stories of Dante Told for the Children

Stories of Dante Told for the Children

By Mary MacGregor.  Dante’s Divine Comedy, written in the fourteenth century, is certainly one of the greatest epic poems ever written in Italian, and it certainly ranks among the world’s… Read more »

Celtic Tales Told to the Children

Celtic Tales Told to the Children

By Louey Chisholm. Illustrated by Katherine Cameron. A wonderfully illustrated classic, hand-edited and restored to its former glory. Directed primarily at children, this enchanting book contains three classic Celtic legends:… Read more »

Stories from Wagner Told to the Children

Stories from Wagner Told to the Children

By C. E. Smith.  A knowledge of great European cultural works is vital for any well-rounded classical education, and the anti-European bias of many present-day educational curricula has led to… Read more »

Stories of the Vikings

Stories of the Vikings

By Mary MacGregor. A classic Eurocentric educational work originally directed at younger readers but now suppressed by the present-day anti-European political correctness which pervades educational curricula all over the world…. Read more »

Stories of Siegfried Told to the Children

Stories of Siegfried Told to the Children

By Mary MacGregor. The marvelous Germanic legends of the Nibelungenlied—The Song of the Nibelungs—retold especially for children are a wonderful way to introduce young people to an enthralling part of… Read more »

The Story of Lord Clive

The Story of Lord Clive

By John Lang.  More than anyone else, the English-born Lord Clive of India was responsible for the colonization, ordering, and remaking of the British Empire in India—and for laying the… Read more »

The Story of Russia

The Story of Russia

By R. Van Bergen. Written just after the end of the Russo-Japanese war of 1904, this masterful history of Russia from its earliest times captures the spirit and essence of… Read more »

A History of Germany

A History of Germany

By H.E. Marshall. This work, first published in 1913, telling the story of Germany from before the Roman Empire to the time of Emperor Wilhelm II, was acknowledged an instant… Read more »

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth

By Jacob Abbott. Queen Elizabeth I, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, was England’s greatest monarch ever. This riveting account of her life and her nation’s exploits under her… Read more »

William the Conqueror

William the Conqueror

By Jacob Abbott. American master storyteller Jacob Abbott’s classic work on William the Conqueror tells the dramatic story of the Norman nobleman who conducted one of the most audacious invasions in… Read more »

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