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Island of the Great Yellow Ox (PB) By Walter Macken

Island of the Great Yellow Ox (PB)
by Walter Macken

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Island of the Great Yellow Ox (PB) Summary

Island of the Great Yellow Ox (PB) by Walter Macken

A classic Irish children's book, still a best seller after more than thirty years. Conor, his younger brother and two of his friends adventure to a local island in his father's boat. While there, they unknowingly uncover a secret that has been kept for over two thousand years. But Lady Agnes and her husband, the Captain, have discovered the secret as well and they will stop at nothing to keep it to themselves, even if it means trapping the children on the island for ever...

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About Walter Macken

Walter Macken is a hero of Irish literature. He wrote for radio, television and the stage as well as directing plays. He is best known for his adult trilogy Seek the Fair Land, Rain on the Wind and The Silent People which spans generations of Irish history from the arrival of Cromwell to the Famine. However he found these so difficult to write that he began work on two children's books (both published by Macmillan Children's Books), Flight of the Doves and Island of the Great Yellow Ox as a form of relaxation. He died in the 1980s in his beloved Oughterard, a quiet village in the west of Ireland.

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Island of the Great Yellow Ox (PB) by Walter Macken
Walter Macken
Used - Very Good
Pan Macmillan
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