Fin M'Coul: The Giant of Knockmany Hill by Tomie DepaolaFin M'Coul: The Giant of Knockmany Hill by Tomie Depaola

Fin M'Coul: The Giant of Knockmany Hill

byTomie DepaolaIllustratorTomie De Paola

Paperback | May 17, 1999

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When the fiercest giant in all of Ireland comes knocking at his door, what can peaceful Fin M'Coul do to escape him?

An ALA Notable Book, by the bestselling author-illustrator of Strega Nona, Quiet, and many more.

Fin M'Coul lives atop windy Knockmany Hill, and spends his days with the other giants of Ireland, moving huge stones to build a causeway to Scotland.  But one morning, he hears a rumor that Cucullin, the strongest giant in the land, is coming to find and fight him.

Fleeing home, Fin tells his wife of his worries.  But clever Oonagh the giantess has a plan— with her wits and her skills and her magic charms, she sets out to trick Cucullin and save her husband.

Full of humor and charm, Tomie dePaola's retelling of this classic fable is boldly illustrated, with detailed borders based on ancient Irish metalwork.
Tomie dePaola is the beloved Caldecott Honor- and Newbery Honor-winning author and/or illustrator of close to 250 books, including Strega Nona and Quiet. Tomie was born in Connecticut and grew up there with his parents, brother, and two sisters. He loved reading and books from an early age and knew, when he was four, that he wante...
Title:Fin M'Coul: The Giant of Knockmany HillFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.98 × 8.25 × 0.1 inPublished:May 17, 1999Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823403858

ISBN - 13:9780823403851

Appropriate for ages: 5