Die Beliebtesten Irischen Sagen by Eithne Massey


Die Beliebtesten Irischen Sagen by Eithne Massey

A stunning illustrated collection of Irish legends, including: The Salmon of Knowledge, How Cu Chulainn Got His Name, The Children of Lir, The King with Donkey's Ears, Fionn and the Giant, The White Wolfhound, and Oisin. This is a unique book, the only German language edition of an Irish legends collection for children.

About the Author

Eithne Massey is the author of a number of books for young readers which intermingle history with fantasy. Her adaptation of the award-winning movie The Secret of Kells is set in the time of the early Viking raids; The Silver Stag of Bunratty and Where the Stones Sing are set in Norman Ireland and Blood Brother, Swan Sister at the time of the Battle of Clontarf. All blend together historical detail with myths, legends and folklore, resulting in stories which will appeal to: young readers who enjoy an adventure with well-rounded characters and a touch of magic and history. (www.childrensbooksireland.ie). Eithne is also the author of retellings of Irish myths for younger children and a book for adults, Legendary Ireland. Beate Brandt has a translation degree from the University of Saarbrucken. She moved to Ireland in 1994, where she set up a localisation company with her partner in 2002. She lives and works in Ireland and Germany.

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64 pages
Interest Age: From 8


Eithne Massey
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Publication date

4th February 2013



Publisher Profile

O'Brien Press Ltd is an imprint of O'Brien


The O'Brien Press is Ireland's leading general publisher of both adult and children's books. Our list covers a huge range, including biography, humour, photography, history, art, fiction, politics, cookery, sport, music, memoir, true crime and travel and we are constantly expanding into new and exciting areas.

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