The King of Ireland’s Son

by Padraic Colum

Description:  A romance of unusual beauty and simplicity, having all the traditional elements of the folk tale and all its magic and wonder. In vigorous and rhythmic prose, the author recounts the adventurous wooing of Fedelma, the enchanter's daughter, by the King of Ireland's son, and relates the many strange adventures they had on their journey home, weaving many short tales from the Gaelic tradition into the fabric of the narrative. A book of uncommon beauty in form and content, with illustrations and decorations in black and white by Willy Pogany.

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Ages:  8-12
Length:  291 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2009
ISBN:  978-1-59915-083-3
Genres:  Celtic Literature, Legends

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Table of Contents

1. Fedelma, the Enchanter's Daughter
2. When the King of the Cats Came to King Connal 
3. The Sword of Light and the Unique Tale 
4. The Town of the Red Castle 

5. The King of the Land of Mist
6. The House of Crom Duv 
7. The Spae-Woman

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