The King with Horse's Ears and Other Irish Folktales
Sterling Publishing Company, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 96 pages
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.
· 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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing
The third entry in Sterling's Folktales of the World series, following upon The Hungry Clothes and Other Jewish Folktales and The Girl Who Helped Thunder and Other Native American Folktales, this ... Read full review
Review: The King with Horse's Ears and Other Irish FolktalesUser Review - Megan - Goodreads
An excellent peice of work! This book is insightful and magical, full of fantasy. It certainly made me nostalgic for Ireland and increased my love of all things Celtic! Read full review