The Children of Lir

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This charming rhyming story tells the legend of The Children of Lir, who were turned into swans by their wicked stepmother and forced to wander across Ireland for 900 years.

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On a little green island in days of old
A story of magic and courage was told
There once stood a fortress, four children lived here
Along with their father, the mighty King Lir ?

This charming rhyming story tells the legend of The Children of Lir, who were turned into swans by their wicked stepmother and forced to wander across Ireland for 900 years.

The Children of Lir is a story from long, long ago, part of an ancient oral tradition, handed down from generation to generation. It’s Ireland’s best-loved legend: the story of Fionnuala Aodh. Fiachra and Conn – the children of King Lir – and how they were turned into swans and cursed to wander until the toll of a bell broke the spell and freed them from the enchantment.

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Weight 0.467 kg
Dimensions 26.1 × 21.6 × 1.1 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

32

Language

English

Edition

Hardback original

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J