Book Description

Children will enjoy the unique collage illustrations and an unexpected twist in this retelling of a traditional Irish legend about an old man seeking an enchanted fish that will give him all the knowledge in the world and a young boy hoping to become a great warrior.

A creative illustrated retelling of a traditional Irish legend about an enchanted salmon that will impart all the knowledge in the world to the first person who eats it. Finnegas, a wise, eldery poet, spends his days fishing for the Salmon of Knowledge. He meets Fionn, a young boy who hopes to become a brave warrior, but who must first find a poet to instruct him. Follow the story of a young boy who sets out to become a warrior but, in an unexpected twist, acquires far more knowledge than he had ever expected to gain.

  • Delve into the rich world of traditional Irish legends and the tale of a young boy, Fionn, who aspires to become a great warrior.
  • The story is complemented by interesting and creative collage illustrations.
  • Fionn’s tale of gaining knowledge shows readers how good things in life may come unexpectedly.

Celina Buckley grew up on a farm in the middle of the countryside in County Cork, Ireland. She earned her Bachelor of Education (Hons) from Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, in 2011. She worked as a primary school teacher before pursuing her life-long passion for drawing and children’s literature by embarking upon the Masters in Children’s Books Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. Celina loves using collage and playing with color and pattern when creating her artwork, and she is always looking forward to the exciting projects the future may bring.

Age Range: 6-9

RRP: $15.99

ISBN: 978-1-76036-163-1

Format: Paperback

World rights available, except for Australia, Canada, China, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and the US.

Book Details
Celina Buckley
Celina Buckley
26.0 cm in H · 26.0 cm in W · 32 pages
Release Date:
August 2023
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