A stunning illustrated collection of Irish legends, including: The Salmon of Knowledge, How Cu Chulainn Got His Name, The Children of Lir, The King with Donkey's Ears, Fionn and the Giant, The White Wolfhound, and Oisin. This is a unique book, the only French language edition of an Irish legends collection for children.
Eithne Massey is the author of a number of books for young readers which intermingle history with fantasy. Her adaptation of the award-winning movie The Secret of Kells is set in the time of the early Viking raids; The Silver Stag of Bunratty and Where the Stones Sing are set in Norman Ireland and Blood Brother, Swan Sister at the time of the Battle of Clontarf. All blend together historical detail with myths, legends and folklore, resulting in stories which will appeal to: "young readers who enjoy an adventure with well-rounded characters and a touch of magic and history." (www.childrensbooksireland.ie). Eithne is also the author of retellings of Irish myths for younger children and a book for adults, Legendary Ireland.
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