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The King with Horse's Ears and Other Irish Folktales - Batt Burns, Igor Oleynikov
The King with Horse's Ears and Other Irish Folktales
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Storytelling is one of Ireland’s oldest and grandest traditions, and these vivid tales of far-off days will introduce young readers to the country’s irresistible folklore. Here are brave warriors with superhuman skills, monster dogs with blazing eyes, fairy folk and leprechauns, and the magical... show more
Storytelling is one of Ireland’s oldest and grandest traditions, and these vivid tales of far-off days will introduce young readers to the country’s irresistible folklore. Here are brave warriors with superhuman skills, monster dogs with blazing eyes, fairy folk and leprechauns, and the magical land of Tir na nÓg. Author Batt Burns grew up with these beloved characters and legends, and he captures all their enchanting language and flights of fancy. Exquisite art by Igor Oleynikov enhances every tale. Contents include:· The King with Horse’s Ears· The Greedy Barber· Oisín in the Land of the Ever Young · Back from the Fairies · Paying the Rent · A Clever Leprechaun· The Lost Island of Lonesome Seals· And many more!
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781402737725 (1402737726)
Publisher: Sterling
Pages no: 96
Edition language: English
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An Leughadair
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Why did I read it? I've always enjoyed fairy and folk tales and this collection appeared several times in recommendations on various book sites.What's it about? It is a collection of tales remembered from the fireside telling by the author's grandfather. An eclectic collection of magical creatur...
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