From the Publisher
The Little Big Book of Ireland is a delightful treasury of
text and art to indulge all lovers of Ireland. From Ireland''s
highly literate lineage to its storytelling traditions, from its
intriguing history to its fantastical myths and folk tales passed
down for thousands of years, from delectable Irish recipes to its
inspirational cultural traditions, Irish and non-Irish alike will
immerse themsleves in the spirited offerings of Ireland in this
beautifully illustrated book.
The Little Big Book of Ireland includes:
LITERARY EXCERPTS from such writers as James Joyce, Frank McCourt,
Samuel Beckett, and Edna O''Brien.
POETRY by William Butler Yeats, Seamus Heaney, Patrick Kavanagh,
Michael Longley, J. M. Synge, and others.
FACTS & FANCY to inform and delight from A Wee Bit o'' History
and Emerald Isle Gems to Irish natural wonders and Irish toasts and
SONGS include classics such as "A Bunch of Wild Thyme," "Danny
Boy," "An Irish Lullaby," and "Wearing of the Green."
RECIPES for traditional favorites including Irish potato griddle
cakes, corned beef and parsnip, steak and Guinness pie, and Irish
MYTHS & FOLK TALES about such ancient figures as Deirdre and
Naoise, Finn Mac Cumhal, banshees, leprechauns, and fairies.
More than 150 full-color illustrations.
About the Book
Illustrated with more than 150 pieces of art, this guide to the spirited traditions of Ireland provides a near-comprehensive journey into the Emerald Isle. With excerpts from literature, poetry, and folk tales, along with traditional recipes and history, this delightful treasury offers an adventure for the imagination.
Dimensions: 352 Pages, 6.69 × 6.69 × 1.57 in
Published: January 23, 2007
Publisher: Welcome Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1599620219
ISBN - 13: 9781599620213