A sparkling collection of specially-commissioned stories and illustrations from Ireland's best-known writers and illustrators. Combining realism and magic, these 21st century tales range from a young girl dealing with the loss of a parent to a very unusual ghostly goal.
Fairy tales get a modern twist in this dazzling collection of newly written and illustrated Irish stories for the 6-9 year olds. This is a sparkling collection of newly commissioned stories and illustrations from Ireland's best-known writers and illustrators. From Roddy Doyle's poignant story of a young girl dealing with the loss of a parent, powerfully illustrated by PJ Lynch to Paul Muldoon's witty narrative poem about a girl with a knack for seeing things backwards, accompanied by Niamh Sharkey's zany illustrations and Malachy Doyles's hero, famous Seamus who scores a very unusual ghostly goal 21st century tales combine contemporary realism and magic, making this a collection unlike any other. These tales are as diverse as the authors themselves.
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The Henny Penny Tree by Siobhan Parkinson, illustrated by Pam Smy Jacinta's Seaside by Marilyn McLaughlin, illustrated by Louise Mansfield Famous Seamus and the Ghosts of Football by Malachy Doyle, illustrated by John Short The Secret Stone by Marita Conlan-McKenna, illustrated by Brian Gallagher Reverse Flannery by Paul Muldoon, illustrated by Niamh Sharkey The Seal that did not Forget by James Riordan, illustrated by Jon Berkeley Wherever by Kate Thompson, illustrated by Hamilton Sloan The Princess and the Rooster by Carlo Gebler, illustrated by Pauline Bewick Her Mother's Face by Roddy Doyle, illustrated by PJ Lynch The Midnight Horse by Margrit Cruikshank, illustrated by Brigid Collins
Magical Tales of Ireland by Various
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Random House Children's Publishers UK
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