Irish Legends for Children

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Gill & Macmillan, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 64 pages
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This is a beautifully illustrated collection of traditional Irish legends for children. It includes the stories of The Children of LirDeirdre of the SorrowsSetantaThe Salmon of KnowledgeFionn and the DragonOisin 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. Other books by Yvonne CarrollBeginner's Irish DictionaryGreat Irish Legends for ChildrenIrish Legends for Children - MiniLeprechaun TalesThe Little Leprechaun LibraryThe Very Little Leprechaun Tale

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These are basically stories I've read in the other books ... but the pictures in this book are absolutely beautiful! Illustrated by Lucy Su, I would highly recommend this book if you want to read ... Read full review

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User Review  - Allyson Foster - Goodreads

The stories are simple, quick but also pretty traumatising if you think about them for long! Deirdre's boyfriend and brothers get beaten to death! We liked it though but it left us wanting more. Read full review


Children of Lir
Deirdre of the Sorrows

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Yvonne Carroll teaches at a Dublin primary school

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