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The Ballad of the White Horse


Author(s):G. K. Chesterton
Publisher(s): John Lane
Year Published: 1911
Type: Hardcover
Genre: British
Poetry – Epic
Age Range: Ages 7-9: Short Chapter Books
Pages: 184
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
OCLC: 566141


An epic poem on King Alfred.

"Before the gods who made the gods
Had seen their sunrise pass,
The White Horse of the White Horse Vale
Was cut out of the grass."

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