Spellbound: Tales of Enchantment from Ancient Ireland

by Siobhan Parkinson
Illustrator Olwyn Whelan

Frances Lincoln Children's Bks | May 13, 2014 | Trade Paperback

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Eight ancient legends of Ireland, told for younger children by an acclaimed Irish writer and reviewer. The stories are all linked by themes of magic and enchantment, and are perfectly matched by Irish illustrator Olwyn Whelan's brightly coloured and decorative paintings. The stories included are: Butterfly Girl; The Children of Lir; Labhra with the horse's Ears; The Enchanted Birds; Cu Chulainn and Emer; The Enchanted Deer; The Land Under the Waves; Oisin in Tir na nOg.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 64 pages, 10.62 × 8.38 × 0.25 in

Published: May 13, 2014

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Bks

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1847804594

ISBN - 13: 9781847804594

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Spellbound: Tales of Enchantment from Ancient Ireland

Spellbound: Tales of Enchantment from Ancient Ireland

by Siobhan Parkinson
Illustrator Olwyn Whelan

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 64 pages, 10.62 × 8.38 × 0.25 in

Published: May 13, 2014

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Bks

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1847804594

ISBN - 13: 9781847804594

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Eight ancient legends of Ireland, told for younger children by an acclaimed Irish writer and reviewer. The stories are all linked by themes of magic and enchantment, and are perfectly matched by Irish illustrator Olwyn Whelan's brightly coloured and decorative paintings. The stories included are: Butterfly Girl; The Children of Lir; Labhra with the horse's Ears; The Enchanted Birds; Cu Chulainn and Emer; The Enchanted Deer; The Land Under the Waves; Oisin in Tir na nOg.

About the Author

SIOBHAN PARKINSON grew up in Galway and Donegal and now lives in Dublin with her husband; they have a grown-up son. She is an editor, translator and critic as well as a highly acclaimed writer for children of all ages. Several of her books have won Bisto awards, and The Moon King and Something Invisible were also IBBY Honour Books. In 2010 Siobhan became the first Irish Children's Laureate.

Olwyn Whelan was a newspaper cartoonist and graphic designer before becoming a freelance illustrator. Her goal is to produce timeless books that children will treasure for life. She has illustrated many children's picture book collections, including Celtic Memories, The Mermaid of Cafur and The Barefoot Books of Princesses (all Barefoot Books). She lives in Ireland with her husband and two children.