The Big Book of Favourite Irish Myths and Legends


A classic collection of favourite Irish stories for children.
In this beautifully illustrated book readers are introduced to the greatest Irish stories of all time. From tales of the mighty Fianna and the great warrior Cuchulainn, to star-crossed lovers Diarmuid and Grainne, and Deirdre and Naoise, these wonderful, classic stories are retold in a more modern style to appeal to today's youngsters. Stories include: The Children of Lir The Salmon of Knowledge How Setanta became Cuchulainn The Giant's Causeway Oisin and Niamh in Tir na nOg Diarmuid and Grainne Fionn and the Dragon Deirdre of the Sorrows The Cattle Raid of Cooley

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YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Classics; YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Action & Adventure / General; Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage); Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage); Western Continental Europe; Children's / Teenage fiction: Traditional stories; Children's / Teenage fiction: Classic fiction; Childre