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North of Ireland Folk Tales for Children
North of Ireland Folk Tales for Children

North of Ireland Folk Tales for Children

JUVENILE NONFICTION

176 Pages, 5 x 7.75

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB

Trade Paper, $23.95 (US $23.95) (CA $31.95)

Publication Date: June 2019

ISBN 9780750988001

Rights: US & CA

The History Press (Jun 2019)
THP Ireland

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Overview

How did the lady of Dunluce Castle react when the kitchen fell into the sea while the cook was making dinner? Why did Finn McCool build the Giant’s Causeway and where did he hide when the giant Cuculan wanted to fight? Northern Ireland is full of fairies and fun, witches and wizards, myth and mystery and lots of scary ghosts. Here the award-winning storyteller, Doreen McBride, who learnt stories at her grandmother’s knee, retells some of favourite tales that are associated with her homeland.

Author Biography

DOREEN MCBRIDE is a full-time author and storyteller, and a retired teacher. She has been NI Arts Council recognised and gained an international reputation as a storyteller, having appeared in storytelling festivals in America, New Zealand, Ireland, Scotland and England.Doreen was awarded a silver medal by the University Of South Carolina for services as Storyteller in Residence in 1993. She is a member of Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) and lives in Banbridge.