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The Ballad of the White Horse


Author(s):G. K. Chesterton
Illustrator(s):Robert Austin
Editor(s):Sister Bernadette Sheridan, IHM
Publisher(s): Ignatius Press
Year Published: 2001
Type: Hardcover
Genre: British
History - British
Poetry – Epic
Age Range: Ages 7-9: Short Chapter Books
Pages: 132
ISBN-10: 0898708907, 0585014833
ISBN-13: 9780898708905, 9780585014838
OCLC: 49294918


A poem by G. K. Chesterton about the idealised exploits of the Saxon King Alfred the Great.

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