The Story of Ireland begins 'After the Ice' and lasts 9,000 years.
Included in the International Youth Library’s White Ravens 2008 collection
This tells the story of the whole island and its people. The book's 27 chapters chronicle invasions, wars, Christianity, famine and a divided island, mixed with tales of Celtic head hunters, mysterious stone tombs, the Vikings, the black death, life in castles, the Titanic tragedy, music, mobiles and computers.
When it ends a new story is just beginning.
With beautiful and humorous illustrations throughout, and visual jokes on each page, the history of Ireland is presented in an engaging and readable manner.
This is a spectacular, award-winning tour of Ireland's history, from the ice age to the present day. Beautifully illustrated and a great read - essential for every classroom and library and the perfect gift!
|Author||Brendan O Brien|
|Publisher||The O'Brien Press|
|Publication date||20 Jul 2010|