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Beara book of wonders

Beara book of wonders

a collection of 21 stories, with 7 colour illustrations by the children of Beara

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Published by Allihies Folklore Group in Allihies, Co. Cork .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementediting and layout Deirdre McCartin, Mary F. Murphy, Marc O"Sullivan.
SeriesAn Allihies Folklore Group publication, Folk traditions of Ireland
ContributionsMcCartin, Deirdre., Murphy, Mary F., O"Sullivan, Marc., Allihies Folklore Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17346970M

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by Allihies Folklore Group and a great selection of related books, art Format: Paperback. The author has written a wonderful story that is inspired by Middle Eastern folk tales. The dialogue throughout is sharp, and all the action scenes are visually fun. Richard's is a senior editor at Oxford University Press Children's Books, I believe this helped her debut.

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There has never been a book on the postcards of Cork, covering the city and county from Allihies to Youghal, from Clonakilty to Charleville and just about everywhere in between. This is a finely wrought homage to the author’s native county, an absorbing collection.

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The Kitab al-Bulhan (Arabic: كتاب البلهان ‎, romanized: Kitāb al-Bulhān), or Book of Wonders, or Book of Surprises, is a mainly 14th century Arabic manuscript compiled – and possibly illustrated – by Abd al-Hasan codex was probably bound during the reign of Jalayirid Sultan Ahmad () at Baghdad, and includes texts on astronomy, astrology, geomancy and.

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Brooks takes as her inspiration the town of Eyam, a real-life village in England's Derbyshire countryside. Castletownbere, on the southern coast of the Beara Peninsula is Ireland's biggest white fishing port.

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