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5 edition of Irish Legends for the Very Young found in the catalog.

Irish Legends for the Very Young

by Niamh Sharkey

  • 136 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Irish American Book Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Myth & legend told as fiction,
  • Picture books,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Ireland,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12005194M
    ISBN 101856351440
    ISBN 109781856351447
    OCLC/WorldCa39534480

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    Ireland’s storytelling tradition is as old as the hills, and some of our best-loved myths and legends are even older Betrothed to King Mark of Cornwall, Irish princess Isolde instead fell in love with his nephew, the knight Tristan. Though the two ran away together, theirs was a doomed love. Irish Language & Legends Long ago when Fionn mac Cumhaill, the great leader of the Fianna of Ireland, was still a young boy he was sent to live with a very wise man named Finnegas. Finnegas was a poet who lived on the banks of the river Boyne and was renowned throughout Ireland for .

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This is a clever little collection of three Irish tales. Like most legends, they all have a bit of a dark side to the, in particular the last one. I enjoyed reading them, the stories illustrated by the quirky pictures. I would be cautious about reading them to very young children, as /5(2).

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Aimed at early readers and written to be read aloud to young children, Irish Legends for the Very Young contains a new retelling of three of the best-loved Irish legends: 'The Children of Lir', 'How Setanta Became Cúchulainn' and 'Oisín in Tír na nÓg'.

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This is a beautifully illustrated collection of traditional Irish legends for children. It includes the stories of The Children of Lir Deirdre of the Sorrows Setanta The Salmon of Knowledge Fionn and the Dragon Oisin in Tir na n-Og Sensitively written, to be read to or by children of every age, this will prove to be popular with adults, re-kindling magical stories from their own childhood.3/5(1).

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From the epic Irish legend of Cuchulain to tales of banshees, leprechauns and wizards, these short stories and fables cover a wide range of Ireland's mythology and legends, forming a companion volume to Michael Scott's Irish Folk and Fairy Tales.4/5. Irish Legends for the Very Young by Niamh Sharkey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Irish Legends for the Very Young by Niamh Sharkey - AbeBooks.

Aimed at early readers and written to be read aloud to young children, Irish Legends for the Very Young contains a new retelling of three of the best-loved Irish legends: 'The Children of Lir', 'How Setanta Became Cuchulainn' and 'Oisin in Tir na nOg'. Retold with the young reader in mind, these tales are charmingly illustrated by the author, Niamh Sharkey.

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