Puck of Pook’s Hill by Rudyard Kipling audiobook

Puck of Pook’s Hill

By Rudyard Kipling
Read by Peter Kenny

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Puck of Pook’s Hill is an innocent and charming book that takes the listener on a journey through English history with a series of short, fantastical works. When two children happen across an ancient shrine, they unintentionally summon an impish sprite named Puck also known as Robin Goodfellow. To their wonderment, the fairy conjures up the past, taking them on ten magical adventures: they visit Roman Britain and the legion guarding Hadrian’s Wall, the thirteenth-century court of King John and Old England from the time of William the Conqueror. Here are stories of lost treasures, epic battles, mysterious cults and daring piracy. Interspersed with Kipling’s lyrical poetry, Puck of Pook’s Hill is a masterful and magical collection that will stir the imagination.

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Puck of Pook’s Hill is an innocent and charming book that takes the listener on a journey through English history with a series of short, fantastical works.

When two children happen across an ancient shrine, they unintentionally summon an impish sprite named Puck also known as Robin Goodfellow. To their wonderment, the fairy conjures up the past, taking them on ten magical adventures: they visit Roman Britain and the legion guarding Hadrian’s Wall, the thirteenth-century court of King John and Old England from the time of William the Conqueror.

Here are stories of lost treasures, epic battles, mysterious cults and daring piracy. Interspersed with Kipling’s lyrical poetry, Puck of Pook’s Hill is a masterful and magical collection that will stir the imagination.

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Author Bio: Rudyard Kipling

Author Bio: Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was born of English parents in Bombay, India. At seventeen, he began work as a journalist and over the next seven years established an international reputation with his stories and verses of Indian and army life, including such classics as The Jungle Book and Kim. In 1907 he became the first English writer to receive the Nobel Prize.

Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 5.89
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English