Rónán and the Mermaid

Marianne McShane’s tale is a celebration of old Irish storytelling. The echoes of the Ireland’s ancient past find new life in her account of the Mermaid Saint from the Belfast Lough. We are swept up in the stories of Líban the Mermaid and of the boy Rónán, she saves from drowning. When the boy is left ashore, he is found and cared for by the monks of Bangor Abbey. Though his life is full of tender joy, Rónán longs to meet his saviour again and to repay her kindness.

About the Author
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Marianne McShane is a seanchaí, a traditional Irish storyteller. She grew up on the east coast of Ireland and especially loves to tell folk tales and fairytales from her native land. Ronan and the Mermaid is her first book for children. She lives in Ireland, on the same shore where this story took place. Find her online at http://www.mariannemcshane.com/
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Publication Date
July 2021
Format
Hardback
Pages
32
ISBN
9781536200225