A Child's Treasury of Irish Stories and Poems PDF ePub eBook

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A Child's Treasury of Irish Stories and Poems free pdf Drawing on hundreds of years of Irish folklore, there are tales of magic and mystery, of the mayhem caused by the "little people", together with stories of love and heroism, some familiar and some less so. There are stories of great giants, clever warriors, jealous queens and mystical creatures. Read how the Children of Lir became beautiful white swans, how Fionn defeated the fire-eating dragon, and share the exciting adventures of the Red Branch Knights. Discover the story behind the Giant's Causeway, and laugh with the leprechauns as they plot their mischief. Interspersed throughout this irresistible treasury is a delightful selection of Irish poems - perfect for reading aloud to children of all ages.

About Yvonne Carroll

These legends and stories are retold by Yvonne Carroll who, as well as writing for children, teaches in a Dublin primary school. The poems are selected by Fiona Waters who has published a number of very successful anthologies and has worked with children's books for over thirty five years. The stories and poems are illustrated by Lucy Su, Robin Lawrie, Jacqueline East and Peter Rutherford.

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Author : Yvonne Carroll
Publisher : Gill
Data Published : 19 October 2004
ISBN : 0717137953
EAN : 9780717137954
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 194 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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