24 pp, paperback, ISBN: 978 1 911363 05 7
In this beautiful picture-book in the ‘Clasaicí Beaga Bídeacha’ series, one of Europe’s great classics is retold in Irish.
After a shipwreck, Guilivéar is cast ashore on an island inhabited by little people firíní beaga. As soon as the little people get used to Guilivéar’s enormous size they ask him top help them in their war with their tiny neighbours.
In simple Irish, and with wonderful artwork, this powerful story is introduced to the young reader. This is a book that will awaken the childs’s imagination.
Clasaicí Beaga Bídeacha is a scollection of six beautifully illustrated picture-books for young readers. The collection comprises of An Odaisé (The Odussey), Romeo agus Juliet, Frankenstein, Oileán an Órchiste (Treasure Island), Don Cíochótae (Don Quixote) agus Camchuairt Ghuilivéir (Gulliver’s Travels).
Jonathan Swift was born in Dublin in 1667. He wrote novels, essays, and political pamplets. He had written many novels and essaysDarach Ó Scolai translated this abridged version for children.
I 1667 i mBaile Átha Cliath a rugadh Jonathan Swift . Scríobh sé aistí agus paimfléidí polaitiúla. Is é Darach Ó Scolai a chuir Gaeilge ar an eagrán giortaithe seo do pháistí.