A POT O’ GOLD by Kathleen Krull
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A POT O’ GOLD

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Age Range: 5 & up

KIRKUS REVIEW

This handsome edition includes over a dozen Irish stories; poetry by the likes of Allingham, Tynan, and Yeats; riddles, oaths, and curses; battle cries and blessings; ancient folk cures and recipes for Irish soda bread, stew, and marshmallow crackers. McPhail’s endearing illustrations with sweet children and rotund, short adults, lovingly portray a land filled with fairies and lush landscapes. Krull offers nine sections (food, music, fairies, scholars, etc.) each introduced by a richly bordered page reminiscent of the Book of Kells. Just to make this complete, she provides extensive source notes and introductions to each of the pieces. Well-designed with wide margins, excellent paper, and large print. A real treasure. (Anthology. 5+)

Pub Date: Feb. 1st, 2004
ISBN: 0-7868-0625-7
Page count: 192pp
Publisher: Hyperion
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Feb. 1st, 2004




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