King Puck by Michael Garland


King Puck by Michael Garland

This magical story will set Irish eyes a-smiling! The happy Irish farmer Seamus and his pet goat, Finny, seek the chance of a lifetime at the King Puck Festival. And as Seamus and Finny's adventure unfolds, you'll adore finding the fairies hidden in each of the radiant illustrations. Set against the backdrop of Ireland's oldest and most unusual fair, king puck is a jig-reeling, kid-appealing tale of friendship, fun, and fairy magic! Named one of the Top 100 Irish Americans by Irish America magazine, author and illustrator Michael Garland brilliantly captures the lushness of the Irish landscape and the warm-hearted cheer of the Irish spirit.


Lively pictures of Ireland's green country embellish the text, and children will have great fun pointing out the hidden fairies. -- Kirkus Reviews Children will be drawn in by these lively, colorful pictures, and they will delight in discovering the fairies hidden everywhere. -- School Library Journal

About the Author

Michael Garlandwas inspired to write King Puck when he visited the beautiful Irish town of Killorglin. (He was also inspired by the heavenly Killorglin Golf Club!) He has illustrated several enchanting picture books, including James Patterson's Santakid and his own The Mouse Before Christmas. Most recently, he illustrated Gloria Estefan's The Magically Mysterious Adventures of Noelle the Bulldog and Noelle's Treasure Tale. Michael Garland lives in Patterson, New York, with his wife and three children. He hopes to visit Ireland again very soon. Michael Garland es un autor y artista ganador de diversos premios y escritor de numerosos best sellers. Ha ilustrado mas de veinte libros para ninos, uno de los cuales es Las Magicas y Misteriosas Aventuras de una Bulldog Llamada Noelle, por Gloria Estefan. Tambien ilustro santakid, por James Patterson.

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32 pages


Michael Garland
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Publication date

25th March 2009



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