Our Little Celtic Cousin of Long Ago

by Evaleen Stein

Description:  The story of Ferdiad, a boy of Ireland, in the time of High King Brian Boru, when the Danes were pillaging the Irish countryside. How his foster-father Angus becomes poet to the High King and how Ferdiad himself recovers a lost treasure. Gives a glimpse into the customs and social life of the Celts, with special emphasis on their artistic achievements, including the Book of Kells and the stories of Cuculain.

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Ages:  8-10
Length:  85 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2008
ISBN:  978-1-59915-242-4
Genres:  History, World History

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Table of Contents

1. The Tailltenn Fair
2. Ferdiad and Conn See the Sights 
3. The High King Comes to the Fair 
4. The Story of the DeDanaans 
5. The Hall of Feasting 
6. Kells Is Raided 

7. The New Home at Kinkora
8. How Cuculain Got His Name 
9. On the March 
10. The Battle of Clontarf 
11. Ferdiad and the Dane Prisoner 
12. The Book of Kells

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