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The King of Ireland's Son by  Padraic Colum

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The King of Ireland's Son
by Padraic Colum
A romance of unusual beauty and simplicity, having all the traditional elements of the folk tale and all its magic and wonder. In vigorous and rhythmic prose, the author recounts the adventurous wooing of Fedelma, the enchanter's daughter, by the King of Ireland's son, and relates the many strange adventures they had on their journey home, weaving many short tales from the Gaelic tradition into the fabric of the narrative. A book of uncommon beauty in form and content, with illustrations and decorations in black and white by Willy Pogany.  Ages 8-12
291 pages $12.95   



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This text was prepared by Lisa Ripperton, using as copytext, The King of Ireland's Son, by Padraic Colum, Henry Holt and Company, 1916.

Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain in the United States. By U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after its first publication.

A number of illustrations are decorations by Willy Pogany are included in the text.

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