Kieron Black

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The Big Fight - The Story of the Táin

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The Big Fight

The Story of the Táin

Written by Frank Murphy, Illustrated by Kieron Black

The hero Cúchulainn is forced to fight his friend Ferdia in this epic story of Queen Maeve and the Brown Bull of Cooley. A simple retelling for younger readers.
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Jimeen

An Irish Comic Classic

Written by Pádraig O Siocfhradha, Illustrated by Kieron Black, Translated by Ide Ni Laoghaire and Peter Fallon

Jimeen is Ireland's favourite rogue, a classic character loved by generations of children. He is always in trouble - he simply cannot resist it. But it is never his fault!