Síscéal ó Ghaillimh

Síscéal ó Ghaillimh

Written by and Illustrated by Caitriona Sweeney, Translated by Marcus Mac Conghail

Fans of A Dublin Fairytale will be enchanted by this contemporary take on the Hansel and Gretel fairytale set in modern-day Galway. Irish Language Edition.

Hardback: €12.99
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Published: September
Hardback: 32 pages
Size:260x216 mm
ISBN: 9781788492720

Category: Picture Book

A charming Irish language picture book, translated from a contemporary take on the Hansel and Gretel fairytale, set in modern-day Galway. Features locations such as the Spanish Arch, Salmon Weir Bridge and Eyre Square, as Sean and Grainne seek out the perfect present for their mother. 

They pack their lunch for the day and set out on their shopping trip. On their travels around the city, they meet a knight, a pirate queen and a fisherman. They share their delicious soda bread with each of these character, leaving a trail of crumbs everywhere they go. When a wicked witch tries to steal the present they have bought for their mother's birthday, these characters leap to their rescue, rewarding the kindness the children have showed them.

In their hasty retreat from the witch's clutches, Séan and Gráinne are lost in the city. Luckily, they follow their trail of breadcrumbs all the way home - just in time for the party! 

Caitriona Sweeney

Caitriona Sweeney is a writer and illustration artist from Dublin. A Galway Gairytale is her fourth book as an illustrator, but the first she has written as well as illustrated. She is an admirer of nice woolly jumpers, so enjoyed painting several of them into this book.

Also by Caitriona Sweeney:

A Galway Fairytale

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