Fin M'Coul: The Giant of Knockmany Hill

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Holiday House, 1981 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Fin M'Coul's wife, Oonagh, helps him outwit his arch rival, Cucullin.

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Review: Fin M'coul: The Giant of Knockmany Hill

User Review  - Sarah Hannon - Goodreads

Personal Reflection - I thought this Irish folktale was interesting and told a good tale. It was enjoyable as a story and relates to my life as one side of my family is Irish. I think kids would enjoy ... Read full review

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User Review  - Y-NhiVu - LibraryThing

This book is about a giant this is afraid of the most common giant bully. His wife helps him trick the bully into not coming back. Read full review

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About the author (1981)

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970. He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums.

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