Brian and the Giant by Chris Judge, Mark Wickham


Brian and the Giant by Chris Judge, Mark Wickham

Sequel to Irish Book Award nominated Brian and the Vikings. Strange things are happening in Brian's village - horrible smells, no water in the river - and Brian, the smallest and cleverest boy in the village wants to find out why. Follow Brian and his brothers as they race across the countryside on their BIGGEST adventure ever ...The Adventures of Brian Boru, the little boy who would grow up to be High King of Ireland. 'with laugh-aloud characters and colourful landscapes, this is a real treat.' Irish Examiner on Brian and the Vikings


cleverly illustrated ... suitable for story time in the infant classes and for paired reading with junior pupils ... an enjoyable short tale that younger children would enjoy -- InTouch kids should enjoy reading time and again -- Sunday World a colourful and imaginative story by Mark Wickham and Chris Judge, is perfect for sharing or for young ones reading alone -- Sunday Independent entertaining adventure -- Books Ireland as with Brian and the Vikings, there should be plenty of giggles at bedtime at some of Brian's antics -- Maternity & Infant the illustrations top off what is an excellent story, with an surprising and inventive ending. Eager for more Brian adventures now! -- Nayu's Reading Corner really liked the cool pictures in this book ... I really enjoyed this book. Some pages were very funny. I would give this book 10 out of 10 -- Laura, delightful -- colourful and imaginative, this lively story is perfect for sharing or for young ones reading alone -- beautifully illustrated and a very funny read -- Irish Examiner

About the Author

Chris Judge is an award winning author and illustrator from Dublin. His picture books include The Lonely Beast series, The Great Explorer and TiN. He illustrated Roddy Doyle's children's book Brilliant and collaborated with comedian David O'Doherty on the smash hit Danger is Everywhere! Mark Wickham is an award winning illustrator and designer from West Cork. His personal and commercial work has been published and exhibited internationally. He recently made a 100ft floating sculpture that glowed in the dark.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

24th August 2015



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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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