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Finn McCool and the Great Fish

By Eve Bunting, 1928-

Finn McCool is the largest giant in all of Ireland. He's a fierce warrior, even beating the giant Culcullan and saving Ireland from the Scots. Helpful and kind, he helps the farmers bring in the hay. And everyone in the village of Drumnahoon admires him. "He's the best-hearted man that ever walked on Ireland's green grass." But for all his strength, courage, and goodness, there's one thing that Finn lacks. He's just not smart. And he knows it. When a wise man living in a nearby village tells Finn about a magical red salmon with the wisdom of the world, Finn sets out to catch the fish. And he learns a thing or two about himself in the process. An author of more than 250 children's books, Eve Bunting has won numerous awards and honors, including a Pen International Special Achievement award for her contribution to Children's Literature. In 2002 she was chosen to be Irish American Woman of the Year by the Irish American Heritage Committee of New York. She lives in Pasadena, California. Zachary Pullen's picture-book illustrations have won awards and garnered starred reviews. He has been honored several times with acceptance into the prestigious Society of Illustrators juried shows and Communication Arts Illustration Annual of the best in current illustration. Zak lives in Wyoming.

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Book

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ISBN

9781585363667


Format: Book
Author: Bunting, Eve, 1928-
Summary: Irish giant Finn McCool is told that in order to become wise he much catch and eat the salmon that possesses knowledge, but Finn finds that he cannot bring himself to kill the miraculous fish.
Title: Finn McCool and the great fish / Eve Bunting ; illustrated by Zachary Pullen.
Publisher Date: Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, c2010.
Subject: Finn MacCumhaill, 3rd cent. -- Legends. Finn MacCool -- Legends. Folklore -- Ireland -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 9781585363667 1585363669
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 4
System Items Total: 5
Call Number: 398.2 Bun
Oclc: 454358474
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Bib Id: 355637

Format: Book
Author: Bunting, Eve, 1928-
Summary: Irish giant Finn McCool is told that in order to become wise he much catch and eat the salmon that possesses knowledge, but Finn finds that he cannot bring himself to kill the miraculous fish.
Title: Finn McCool and the great fish / Eve Bunting ; illustrated by Zachary Pullen.
Publisher, Date: Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, c2010.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Subjects: Finn MacCumhaill, 3rd cent. -- Legends.
Subjects: Finn MacCool -- Legends.
Subjects: Folklore -- Ireland -- Juvenile literature.
Genre: Folklore -- Ireland.
Other Author: Pullen, Zachary ill.
LCCN: 2009036936
ISBN: 9781585363667
ISBN: 1585363669
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 5
Call Number: 398.2 Bun