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The O'Brien book of Irish fairy tales and legends / retold by Una Leavy ; illustrated by Susan Field.

Leavy, Una. (Author).
Book Book (2011.)
Description: 92 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Publisher: Dublin, Ireland : O'Brien Press, 2011.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College ERC-Picture Books (2nd) [ERC] PZ8.L47523 Ir 2011 (picture book) (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781847173133
  • ISBN: 1847173136
  • Edition: Pbk. ed.
General Note:
Originally published: London : Orchard Books, 1996.
Contents:
How Cúchulainn got his name -- Magic shoes -- Deidre and the sons of Uisneach -- King's Secret -- Children of Lir -- Giant's causeway -- Bodrach of the grey coat -- Pot of gold -- Tír na n-Óg -- White gander -- Something about the stories -- Pronounciation guide.
Summary:
A varied collection of ten traditional Irish stories. They include "The Magic Shoes" and "The Pot of Gold", which involve the trickery and mischief of leprechauns; the story of Oisin in Tir na nOg, which marks the end of the great Fianna; and the 2000-year-old tale of the Children of Lir.
Authors: Field, Susan, 1963- (illustrator.).
Alternate Title: Irish fairy tales and legends
Irish fairy tales & legends
Citation: Leavy, Una. "The O'Brien book of Irish fairy tales and legends ." Dublin, Ireland : O'Brien Press, 2011.

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