Twelve-year-old Brendan’s life in the monastery at Kells is not very exciting until Aidan arrives. Suddenly life is one big adventure. In the forest Brendan is rescued from wolves by Aisling, a mysterious green-eyed girl. In the cave of the Dark One, he risks his life to steal the eye of the serpent god, Crom Cruach.
Meanwhile Aidan is keeping a secret that will become Brendan’s biggest challenge, and the Vikings get nearer and nearer … This exciting story is brought to life through stunning visuals and includes a section of facts about the real Book of Kells.
Cartoon Saloon is an award-winning animation and illustration design studio in Kilkenny, founded by Paul Young and Tomm Moore in 1999. The Secret Of Kells is Cartoon Saloon’s flagship feature film and is directed by Tomm Moore. Cartoon Saloon also illustrated the bestselling title, The Story of Ireland, for The O’Brien Press.
|Tomm Moore. Retold by Mary Webb
|The O'Brien Press
|14 Oct 2013