The Names upon the Harp

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ISBN 9780571206599 Format Hardback
9780571206599
Paperback
Published 27/10/2016 Length 96 pages
96

About Book

. . . There is Balor of the evil eye, whose very glance meant death; the wicked queen Aoife who turned children into swans; and Oisin, who followed his love to her city beneath the waves . . .

Featuring beautiful colour illustrations by Irish Children's Laureate and twice Kate Greenaway winner P. J. Lynch, and a previously unpublished poem by Seamus Heaney, this is a stunning collection to cherish forever.

. . . There is Balor of the evil eye, whose very glance meant death; the wicked queen Aoife who turned children into swans; and Oisin, who followed his love to her city beneath the waves . . .Featuring beautiful colour illustrations by Irish Children's Laureate and twice Kate Greenaway winner P. J. Lynch, and a previously unpublished poem by Seamus Heaney, this is a stunning collection to cherish forever.
  • About Marie Heaney

    Marie Heaney was born in County Tyrone and began her teaching career in schools in Northern Ireland. She and her family moved to Dublin in 1972 where she still lives.

    As well as Over Nine Waves she has also written The Names Upon the Harp, a book of Irish legends for children (Faber, 2000, illustrated by P. J. Lynch) and as an editor with Townhouse Publishing in Dublin has produced several anthologies, including Heart Mysteries, a personal selection of Irish poetry.

    Marie Heaney has also contributed to newspapers and journals and has written for radio and television.

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