Books by Batt Burns

THE KING WITH HORSE’S EARS by Batt Burns
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 3, 2009

"Folktale collections are low circulators for the intended readership, which makes this collection's shortcomings all the sadder. (introduction, glossary, sources) (Folktales. 9-11)"
Although he was born to the tradition, Burns's strong storytelling skills nevertheless too-frequently just simmer under the surface of this collection of Irish folktales, which lack the full power of his wit and timing. Read full book review >