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The Secret of Kells: The Novel

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Description for The Secret of Kells: The Novel Paperback. See the movie that has wowed audiences around the world for yourself: Irish history and mythology reimagined for a new audience, and animated to the very highest standards. Num Pages: 192 pages, 20 black & white illustrations, 60 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: YFT. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 198 x 128 x 19. Weight in Grams: 186 186pp. Based on the film "The Secret of Kells"
History, myth and legend collide in this inspiring animated feature film. Twelve-year-old Brendan's life in the monastery at Kells is not very exciting until Aidan arrives. Suddenly life is one big adventure. In the forest Brendan is rescued from wolves by Aisling, a mysterious green-eyed girl. In the cave of the Dark One, he risks his life to steal the eye of the serpent god, Crom Cruach. Meanwhile Aidan is keeping a secret that will become Brendan's biggest challenge, and the Vikings get nearer and nearer ... Read more

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O'Brien Press Ltd Dublin
1st Edition
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Dublin, Ireland
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About Eithne Massey
Eithne Massey has written many books for both adults and children, mainly based on the legends of Ireland. Her adaptation of the award-winning movie The Secret of Kells is set in the time of the early Viking raids; The Silver Stag of Bunratty and Where the Stones Sing are set in Norman Ireland and Blood Brother, Swan Sister at the ... Read more

Reviews for The Secret of Kells: The Novel
'Refreshingly different precisely because its look is so profoundly retro, 'Brendan and the Secret of Kells harks back not just to older animation styles but to pre-medieval illuminated manuscript tradition. With its jewel-bright colors and intricate use of lines, the result is absolutely luscious to behold.'
Variety Magazine 'exquisite'
CBI Bookfest Guide 2009 'whirling illustrations, which blaze ... Read more

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