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    Description"Earns four stars for its excellent variety of themes, the concise nature of each story, and the fantastic artwork." --Maryanne Obersinner, O'Hara Catholic School, Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon Tales of great giants, clever warriors, jealous queens, and mystical creatures abound in this richly illustrated volume of six traditional Irish legends. The book includes stories about a king with donkey's ears, a moral lesson about riches and possessions involving 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 component of Irish history and will inspire great storytelling as well as a renewed appreciation of folklore and fairy tales.


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    Title
    Great Irish Legends for Children
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Yvonne Carroll, Illustrated by Robin Lawrie
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 221 mm
    Height: 284 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 549 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781589803459
    ISBN 10: 1589803450
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: TRD
    BIC subject category V2: YFJ
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    Libri: I-CI
    LC classification: PZ
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET090
    Ingram Theme: CULT/IRELND
    DC22: E
    B&T Book Type: EF
    B&T General Subject: 214
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12600
    BISAC V2.8: JUV022040
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    BISAC V2.8: JUV012020
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 398.209417
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 398.209417
    Thema V1.0: YFJ
    Publisher
    Pelican Publishing Company
    Imprint name
    Pelican Publishing Company
    Publication date
    01 July 2005
    Back cover copy
    A delightful collection of traditional Irish legends including much-loved favourites such as Oisin, The Brown Bull of Cooley and The Giant from Scotland. Six beautifully illustrated legends, simply retold for children of all ages to enjoy and remember.