The Hound of Ulster

The Hound of Ulster

by Malachy Doyle
     
 

A retelling of a traditional Irish folk tale. The king is on the way to
visiting Culain's house, when he sees a young boy, Setanta, playing
hurling very bravely, and asks him to join them later. However, as he
forgets to inform his host that he will have an extra visitor. Setanta
is attacked by Culain's guard dog - which he bravely fights and kills.See more details below

Overview

A retelling of a traditional Irish folk tale. The king is on the way to
visiting Culain's house, when he sees a young boy, Setanta, playing
hurling very bravely, and asks him to join them later. However, as he
forgets to inform his host that he will have an extra visitor. Setanta
is attacked by Culain's guard dog - which he bravely fights and kills.
As Culain is so sad at the loss of his prized hound, Setanta offers to
guard the house and its grounds until a replacement is found. The king,
impressed by the boy's bravery and skill, gives him the name
Culchulainn, the Hound of Ulster.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781408163429
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
09/12/2013
Series:
White Wolves: Stories from Different Cultures
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Malachy Doyle was born in Northern Ireland and now lives in Wales. He
is the best-selling and award-winning author of many books, ranging
from picture books to teen fiction. Among his most popular are the Amadans series, published by Orchard. Georgie and Who is Jesse Flood
for older readers are both published by Bloomsbury. He's also written
widely for eductional publishers, including Collins, Oxford and Ginn.
Malachy Doyle is the best-selling and award-winning author of many books, from picture books to teen fiction, including the popular Amadans series, published by Orchard. Georgie and Who is Jesse Flood? for older readers are both published by Bloomsbury.

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