PRODUCT CODE: 9781800970038 St Brigid

Glorious Goddesses of Ancient Ireland

by Dr Karen Ward
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About the book:
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