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- DescriptionStories inspired by the Boyne Valley from long, long ago, part of an ancient oral tradition, handed down from generation to generation and written down by the Christian monks of medieval Ireland. Stories include: * The Origin of the Boyne * The Foster-child of Aonghus * Aonghus and the Swan Maiden * The Adventures of Art * The Magic Branch * The Hag of Loughcrew * Fionn fights a Monster * The Salmon of Kwledge.
- Author BiographyEithne Massey has written many books for both adults and children, mainly based on the legends of Ireland. Her adaptation of the award-winning movie The Secret of Kells is set in the time of the early Viking raids; The Silver Stag of Bunratty and Where the Stones Sing are set in Norman Ireland and Blood Brother, Swan Sister at the time of the Battle of Clontarf. All blend together historical detail with myths, legends and folklore, resulting in stories which will appeal to young readers who enjoy an adventure with well-rounded characters and a touch of magic and history (www.childrensbooksireland.ie).
- Author(s)Eithne Massey
- PublisherO'Brien Press Ltd
- Date of Publication14/03/2016
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationDublin
- Country of PublicationIreland
- First Published2016
- ImprintO'Brien Press Ltd
- Content Note50 colour illustrations
- Weight602 g
- Width220 mm
- Height280 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Illustrator(s)Ms. Lisa Jackson
- Reading AgeFrom 7
- Interest AgeFrom 7
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