Glorious Goddesses of Ancient Ireland
Extent: Paperback with French flaps
Size: 250 mm x 176 mm
Publisher: Beehive Books
‘An enchanting and delightful read, Glorious Goddesses of Ancient Ireland showcases the most magnificent artwork alongside fascinating tales.’
- TARSILA KRÜSE, award-winning children’s book illustrator
‘Glorious Goddesses of Ancient Ireland celebrates the incredible stories of Irish goddesses from Áine to the Morrigan. With striking illustrations and fascinating text, this important book is one to treasure.’
- DONAL LOGUE, actor, writer and producer
‘If you're looking for an introduction to Irish goddesses for children (or adults), this strikingly illustrated book is perfect. It includes some wellknown goddesses such as Brigid and Gráinne and also lesser-known ones like Boann and Danu.’
- SARAH WEBB, writer and children’s book reviewer
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Read about nine Irish goddesses who were prophets, shapeshifters and warriors, with the ability to communicate with birds and animals. Find out how they defeated their enemies in battle, kept the peace, calmed raging storms – and one became a river!
About the author and illustrator
Karen Ward PhD, llives in Dublin city with her husband and loves to feed the birds in their little garden. As a psychotherapist, she helps people with their mental health and teaches others to do the same. Karen was the holistic presenter on RTÉ television’s Health Squad for many years as well as BBC’s Last Resort. Glorious Goddesses of Ancient Ireland is her first children’s book. Her other titles include Change a Little to Change a Lot (Merlin, 2009) and The Secrets of Ageless Ageing (Beehive Books, 2022). She thinks Irish goddesses are amazing.
Paula McGloin is an Irish illustrator known for her vibrant illustrations inspired by wildlife, folklore and storytelling. She has won awards for her illustrated books and creative work for animation. She has illustrated four books including Adventures in Philosophy by Brendan O’Donoghue and All Through the Night edited by Marie Heaney. She lives in West Cork with her husband, Michael, and a cat called Gatchin