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20%OFFUna Leavy - The O´Brien Book of Irish Fairy Tales and Legends - 9781847173133 - 9781847173133
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The O´Brien Book of Irish Fairy Tales and Legends

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Description for The O´Brien Book of Irish Fairy Tales and Legends Paperback. Irish fairy tales and legends are full of enchantment, brave deeds and lost loves. Told from generation to generation, they are as fascinating now as they were to their original listeners. With stunning illustrations to draw the reader back to a time of heroes and myth. Now available in paperback. Illustrator(s): Field, Susan. Num Pages: 96 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 5AG; YDC; YFJ. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 265 x 205 x 9. Weight in Grams: 374.

Irish fairy tales and legends are full of enchantment, brave deeds and lost loves. Told from generation to generation, they are as fascinating now as they were to their original listeners.

This wonderfully rich and varied collection are ten of the best-loved traditional Irish stories, retold by author and poet Una Leavy. The post of Gold captures the trickery and mischief of leprechauns; the story of Oisin in Tír na n-Óg marks the end of the great Fianna. From 2000 years ago comes The Children of Lir … all stories to be treasured for years to come.

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Product Details

Publisher
O´Brien Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Number of Pages
96
Place of Publication
Dublin, Ireland
ISBN
9781847173133
SKU
9781847173133
Shipping Time
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Ref
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About Una Leavy
Una Leavy was born in Charlestown, Co. Mayo. She has been writing since early childhood. A primary school teacher by profession, she was married to Lorcán and they have six children. Her writing includes poetry, articles and short stories which have been published in various magazines and periodicals. Much of her work has been for children and to date she ... Read more

Reviews for The O´Brien Book of Irish Fairy Tales and Legends
inspirational stories from around the world for children and young people to enjoy
Reading Agency (UK) The tales are beautifully told, in a way that’s a pleasure to read aloud … the illustrations are stunning – gorgeous and lush. It’s the sort of book that should work equally well for an independent reader or as a read-aloud book for younger ... Read more

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