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Once upon a Place

by Eoin Colfer

Once upon a Place Synopsis

`Rarely does one find such a rainbow of outstanding talent in one little book, one truly exceptional anthology.' - The Sunday Independent A collection of 11 short stories and 6 poems by Ireland's top children's writers, edited by Artemis Fowl author Eoin Colfer and illustrated by world-renowned artist PJ Lynch. Each of the stories and poems is based around the theme of place, being set in or inspired by a particular location within Ireland. `This is my laureate project with a general aim of connecting today's screen-centric youngsters to the magic of the country they live in and its rich artistic heritage,' says Eoin Colfer. Contributors include: Eoin Colfer Roddy Doyle Siobhan Parkinson John Connolly Oisin McGann Sarah Webb Jim Sheridan

Once upon a Place Press Reviews

'Rarely does one find such a rainbow of outstanding talent in one little book, one truly exceptional anthology.' - The Sunday Independent; 'Once Upon a Place is a significant publication, affording ample evidence of the high quality of the best of our current children's literature. It is a pleasure to add that the quality of the content is matched in this instance by the extremely attractive standards of the book's production values.' - The Irish Times; `All readers will know more about Ireland when they have read the stories than they knew at the beginning but they would also see that stories such as these are universal.' - The Guardian

Book Information

ISBN: 9781912417049
Publication date: 17th May 2018
Author: Eoin Colfer
Publisher: Little Island
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 224 pages
Categories: Short stories (Children's / Teenage), Anthologies (Children's / Teenage), Poetry (Children's / Teenage),

About Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer is one of Ireland's best-known writers for children. His Artemis Fowl series is world-famous and has been adapted for film. His other books include Benny and Omar and the historical adventure Airman. He has also written And Another Thing, a sequel to Douglas Adams's Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Eoin was Laureate na nOg (Irish Children's Laureate) from 2014-16. PJ Lynch is widely regarded as Ireland's finest illustrator. He has published more than twenty books over his career, among them the much-loved The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey and A Christmas Carol. He has won many awards, including ...

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