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The Evil Eye

Written by Oisin Mcgann

Part of the Reloaded Series

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LoveReading View on The Evil Eye

Interest Age 11+ Reading Age 8+. This incredibly dyslexia friendly action-packed retelling of an Irish myth will have wide appeal. Balor has a terrifying eye of destruction that incinerates all in his path and when he discovers one of his 3 grandchildren is out to kill him he throws them all in the sea. One, Lug, survives and vows to exact revenge, but how, against the lethal weapon that is his grandfather’s eye.  A seriously gripping but short novel.  The author is a well-established novelist and his books have been widely acclaimed.

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A Dyslexia Friendly title.


The Evil Eye Synopsis

Without exception dyslexia-friendly books published by Barrington Stoke get off to an exciting start and maintain the impetus throughout, with a cliffhanger at the end of every chapter.  The plot is clear, the characters appealing and there are plenty of visual clues, as dyslexics like to run a story like a video in their heads.

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ISBN: 9781842996317
Publication date: 12/06/2009
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781842996317
Publication date: 12th June 2009
Author: Oisin Mcgann
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 72 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 13+ readers
Genres: Traditional Tales

About Oisin Mcgann

Oisin Mcgann was born in Dublin in 1973, Oisin spent his childhood there and in Drogheda, County Louth. He started writing and illustrating stories in copybooks when he was about six or seven, setting himself on a path that would steer him well clear of ever obtaining a proper job. Despite his writing habit, he spent most of school convinced he was going to become a zoologist, an aspiration he lost after taking his first art exam in third year of secondary school. Unable to conceive of a way to make a living from writing fiction, he decided to fund his ...

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