Ireland. A Very Peculiar History by Jim Pipe


Ireland. A Very Peculiar History by Jim Pipe

The Cherished Library is a new series, designed to look and feel like classics from a distinguished library. Ireland: A Very Peculiar History is a lively and informative account of the history of the whole island of Ireland, from its earliest inhabitants to the present day. It celebrates the cultural achievements of the Irish, and recounts as objectively as possible the turbulent political events that have helped to shape today's Ireland and Northern Ireland. Fact boxes, a full glossary and index make the book both fun and informative to use. The text is enlivened with black-and-white line drawings, and there is a full-colour frontispiece.

About the Author

Jim Pipe studied Ancient and Modern History at Oxford University, England, and spent 10 years in publishing before becoming a full-time writer. He has written numerous nonfiction books for children, many on historical subjects. He lives in Dublin with his wife and children.

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192 pages
Interest Age: 9+ years


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Publication date

1st April 2009



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