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Saint George and the dragon : a golden legend —Hodges, Margaret.
Book
1984
9 available of 13 items

Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land.

Merlin and the making of the king —Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
Book
2004
2 available of 6 items

A retelling of four Arthurian legends, "The Sword in the Stone," "Excalibur," "The Lady of the Lake," and "The Last Great Battle," which feature Merlin, King Arthur, and other familiar figures.

The kitchen knight : a tale of King Arthur —Hodges, Margaret.
Book
1990
3 available of 5 items

A retelling of the Arthurian legend of how Sir Gareth becomes a knight and rescues the lady imprisoned by the fearsome Red Knight of the Red Plain.

The boy who drew cats —Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
Book
2002
0 available of 2 items

A young boy's obsession with drawing cats changes his life.

The wee Christmas cabin —Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
Book
2005
0 available of 1 items

The true tale of Johnny Appleseed —Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
Book
1997
0 available of 1 items

Relates the story of the man who traveled west planting apple seeds to make the country a better place to live.

The legend of Saint Christopher : from the Golden legend Englished by William Caxton, 1483 —Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
Book
2002
1 available of 1 items

Relates the story of Offero, whose service to Jesus brought him the name of Christopher the Christ-bearer and caused him to be called the patron saint of travelers.

Molly Limbo —Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
Book
1996
1 available of 2 items

When a miserly man buys a supposedly haunted cottage, he discovers that the resident ghost, a pirate's wife, has a sense of fair play.

Brother Francis and the friendly beasts —Hodges, Margaret.
Book
1991
0 available of 1 items

A young man rejects his wealthy background to lead a life of poverty and good works, always befriending animals.

The hero of Bremen —Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
Book
1993
0 available of 1 items

Retells the German legend in which a shoemaker who cannot walk helps the town of Bremen, aided by the spirit of the great hero Roland.

Saint Patrick and the peddler —Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
Book
1993
5 available of 6 items

When a poor Irish peddler follows the instructions given to him by Saint Patrick in a dream, his life is greatly changed. Includes background on Saint Patrick and on the origin of the story.

Comus —Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
Book
1996
1 available of 2 items

When Alice and her two younger brothers become lost in the woods, the children separate, and Alice is captured by an evil magician named Comus.

Of swords and sorcerers : the adventures of King Arthur and his knights —Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
Book
1993
3 available of 4 items

Nine episodes in the Arthurian cycle, from the placing of the boy Arthur in Merlin's care to Arthur's departure for Avalon.

Hidden in sand —Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
Book
1994
0 available of 1 items

A boy's keen eyes and persistent nature save a caravan in need of water while crossing a desert.

Dick Whittington and his cat —Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
Book
2006
1 available of 2 items

Retells the legend of the poor boy in medieval England who trades his beloved cat for a fortune in gold and jewels and eventually becomes Lord Mayor of London.

Moses —Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
Book
2007
5 available of 6 items

Retells the story of Moses, from his birth and trip in a boat of bulrushes to his bringing of the Ten Commandments down from Mount Sinai.

Up the chimney —Hodges, Margaret, 1911-2005.
Book
1998
0 available of 1 items

A retelling of an English folktale in which two sisters who go out to seek their fortune receive very different treatment.

Don Quixote and Sancho Panza : from Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel De Cerventes Saavedra —Hodges, Margaret.
Book
1992
1 available of 1 items

An abridged version of the adventures of an eccentric country gentleman and his faithful companion who set out as knight and squire of old to right wrongs and punish evil.

Hauntings : ghosts and ghouls from around the world
Book
1991
3 available of 4 items

A collection of folk tales from around the world featuring ghosts, witches, and monsters.

The golden deer —Hodges, Margaret.
Book
1992
0 available of 1 items

Buddha comes to the city of Benares in the form of a golden deer and persuades the King to stop killing all the deer in the area.

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