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The King with Horse's Ears and Other Irish Folktales (Hardcover)

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By Batt Burns (Retold by), Igor Oleynikov (Illustrator)
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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 nOg. 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.Contents include: . The King with Horse's Ears. The Greedy Barber. Oisin 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
Product Details
ISBN: 9781402737725
ISBN-10: 1402737726
Publisher: Sterling
Publication Date: February 1st, 2009
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Folktales of the World (Hardcover)