Legends, Poems and Greetings from the "Old Country"

Summary:

This is a short, illustrated collection of Irish blessings and legends. Multiple authors and poets contributed to this quick and entertaining read.


BTSYA / Teen Reader (15):
There is no plot to be found, but the contents are short and sweet. It is a book for all ages that can be enjoyed any day, but especially when you need some hope and happiness.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Short tales and poems make this an easy read to pick up whenever you want.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Type of Book:
This is a collection of poetry and stories celebrating Irish history and culture.
Educational Themes:

This is a small, slim volume. If there are blessings or stories that pique your interest, then you might do some more reading to learn about the history behind them. It can also be a launching-off point for reading more/other Irish stories. There are plenty of great legends to share.

Reading Level:
unknown
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
12 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
10 and Up
Age of child:
Teen STAR Review Team, Be the Star You Are!™ . Reviewer age: 15
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow.

Title Irish Blessings (Illustrated Edition)
Author Kitty Nash, editor
Publisher Gramercy © 1990
Illustrators Clair Moritz
ISBN 9780517696880
Material Hard Cover
Cost $4.95
Genres Poetry, Fables and Folklore, Europe | European People
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