Great Irish Legends for Children

Great Irish Legends for Children

by Yvonne Carroll, Robin Lawrie
     
 

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This volume of six traditional Irish legends includes stories about a king with donkey's ears, a moral lesson about riches and possessions based on a brown bull, a tale explaining how the coast of Antrim was formed by a giant, and other tales about treachery, bravery, and honor. Spirited illustrations bring each tale to life, and a pronunciation guide is included

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Overview

This volume of six traditional Irish legends includes stories about a king with donkey's ears, a moral lesson about riches and possessions based on a brown bull, a tale explaining how the coast of Antrim was formed by a giant, and other tales about treachery, bravery, and honor. Spirited illustrations bring each tale to life, and a pronunciation guide is included to assist with reading the unusual Irish names such as Ailill and Daire Mac Fiachra. Told for hundreds of years, these stories are a rich part of Irish history and lend themselves to great storytelling.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780717124671
Publisher:
Gill & MacMillan, Limited
Publication date:
03/15/2000
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Yvonne Carroll is the author of the best-selling Leprechaun Tales. In The Very Little Leprechaun Book, she presents asimplified version of one of the stories from that collection.

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