Best-Loved Irish Legends (Hardback)
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Best-Loved Irish Legends (Hardback)

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Hardback 64 Pages / Published: 07/03/2011
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Stories from long, long ago,
part of an ancient oral tradition,
handed down from generation to generation
and written down by the Christian monks
of medieval Ireland.

FAVOURITE LEGENDS FROM ANCIENT IRELAND

The Salmon of KnowledgeHow Cu Chulainn Got His NameThe Children of LirThe King with Donkey's EarsFionn and the GiantThe White WolfhoundOisin

In a handy pocket format.

Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781847172372
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 175 g
Dimensions: 149 x 114 x 12 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Brings together some of Ireland's most-loved folk stories with colourful illustrations, in an effort to introduce these legends to a younger audience.'

-- Ireland of the Welcomes

'a gorgeous little hardback book'

-- Tipp FM

'a good book for home and for school libraries ... Lisa Jackson's illustrations are modern in feel yet form a perfect complement to the stories. The stories are well written and accessible for children from 5+. The book is an excellent way of introducing

-- Parents in Touch

'Books of national legends, wherever they originate, need to find a language that is accessible to readers from all backgrounds yet at the same time true to the country of origin - by no means an easy balance to strike. The illustrations must also complem

-- IBbY

'Told with simple structures and everyday language, these are highly accessible re-tellings. There is a cosy mood; the tragedy and melancholy which characterises many Celtic legends has been toned down and warmed up. Subtle flashes of originality and gent

-- Armadillo Magazine

'an essential heritage of great tales'

-- The School Librarian

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