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    DescriptionDrawing 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.


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    Title
    A Child's Treasury of Irish Stories and Poems
    Authors and contributors
    As told by Yvonne Carroll, As told by Fiona Waters
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 194
    Width: 194 mm
    Height: 252 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 898 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780717137954
    ISBN 10: 0717137953
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: SHO
    BIC subject category V2: YFU
    DC22: FIC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12500
    LC classification: PZ
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Book Type: JF
    B&T General Subject: 216
    BISAC V2.8: JUV022000
    DC22: 398.209415
    Thema V1.0: YFJ
    Publisher
    Gill & Macmillan Ltd
    Imprint name
    Gill & Macmillan Ltd
    Publication date
    19 October 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Dublin
    Author Information
    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.