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Spellbound: Tales of Enchantment from Ancient Ireland

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Synopsis:

Eight ancient legends of Ireland, told for younger children by an acclaimed Irish writer and reviewer. The stories are all linked by themes of magic and enchantment, and are perfectly matched by Irish illustrator Olwyn Whelan's brightly coloured and decorative paintings.

The stories included are: Butterfly Girl;The Children of Lir;Labhra with the horse's Ears;The Enchanted Birds; Cu Chulainn and Emer; The Enchanted Deer; The Land Under the Waves; Oisin in Tir na nOg.

About the Author

Siobhan Parkinson grew up in Galway and Donegal and now lives in Dublin with her husband; they have a grown son. She is an editor, translator and critic as well as a highly acclaimed writer for children of all ages. Several of her books have won Bisto awards, and The Moon King and Something Invisible were also IBBY Honour Books. In 2010 she became the first Irish Children's Laureate.

Olwyn Whelan was a newspaper cartoonist and graphic designer before becoming a freelance illustrator. Her goal is to produce timeless books that children will treasure for life. She has illustrated many children's picture book collections, including Celtic Memories, The Mermaid of Cafur and The Barefoot Books of Princesses (all Barefoot Books). She lives in Ireland with her husband and two children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781847801401
Author:
Parkinson, Siobhan (rtl)
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln Ltd
Author:
Parkinson, Siobhan
Author:
Whelan, Olwyn
Author:
inson, Siobhan
Author:
Park
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20130231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color illustrations throughout
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10.63 x 8.63 in
Age Level:
from 6 up to 9

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Children's » Folk Tales » European
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Eight ancient legends of Ireland, told for younger children by an acclaimed Irish writer and reviewer. The stories are all linked by themes of magic and enchantment, and are perfectly matched by Irish illustrator Olwyn Whelan's brightly coloured and decorative paintings.

The stories included are: Butterfly Girl;The Children of Lir;Labhra with the horse's Ears;The Enchanted Birds; Cu Chulainn and Emer; The Enchanted Deer; The Land Under the Waves; Oisin in Tir na nOg.

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