Tales from Old Ireland - Meet larger-than-life characters with this collection of 7 myths and legends, including the Irish version of Cinderella (Fair, Brown and Trembling). Enchanting acrylic artwork by Dublin-based illustrator Niamh Sharkey brings the magic of each age-old tale to life. Includes a pronunciation guide, an introduction by the author, and notes about the sources to make this collection just right for family or classroom story times or for independent reading. Ages 6 and up.
The Faery's Gift - In this heartwarming Irish fairy tale, a woodcutter is given a wish as a reward for saving the life of a small faery. The woodcutter faces a dilemma: how can he use the wish in a way that will help all members of his family and change all of their lives for the better? Includes storytime CD read by actress Niamh Cusack and exquisite illustrations by Italian artist Nicoletta Ceccoli. Ages 3 to 7 years