Year 5: the Path of Finn McCool Sally Prue, Dee Shulman

A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Paperback 96 pages

ISBN:
9780713668421
Size:
198 x 129 x 7mm
Published:
20th September 2004
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Series:
White Wolves: Traditional Stories
For National Curriculum Key Stage 2
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Overview

The giant, Finn McCool, discovers that the biggest head doesn't always hold the smartest brain in this hilarious retelling of the traditional Irish story, The Giant's Causeway. Even Finn's wife, Oona, has trouble making Finn behave himself. But when he annoys the Little People, they tell him of a giant in Scotland who is even bigger than he. Finn sets out across the sea to find him, building the famous causeway as he goes. One look is enough to send Finn fleeing back to Ireland, in terror of his life. But the Scottish giant soon sets out after him. It's up to Oona to try to save Finn ...if she can.

Author

Sally Prue is a relative newcomer to the children's book scene, but already she's made a lasting impact. Her first novel, Cold Tom, won both the Branford Boase Award for a first novel and the Silver Award in the Smarties Prize for 2002. Sally combines writing with being a recorder and piano teacher.

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