Written by and Illustrated by
Oisín McGann
The Baby Giant

An Irish Legend retold – perfect for parents who would like to introduce their children to Irish legends and traditional stories.

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64 pages
196x130 mm

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Giants are huge, right?
Well, this one is a bit different.
This Irish Giant
looks like a big baby!
Will the Scottish Giant
eat him for breakfast?

A humorous retelling of a favourite Finn McCool legend.

Oisín McGann studied art at Ballyfermot Senior College and Dún Laoghaire School of Art and Design, and went on to work in illustration, design and film animation. He moved to London in 1998, where he eventually found work as an art director and copy writer for an advertising agency. He now lives in Meath and works as an author, freelance illustrator and artist. You can check out Oisín's own website at

O'Brien's Panda Legends series...introduces younger readers to well-known myths and legends''an imaginative retelling of the legend of Finn McCool and the Giant's Causeway''the illustrations are stylish but at the same time simple and funny

Books Ireland

O'Brien Legends series provide an exciting introduction to Irish legends for the young child. They are guaranteed to capture and sustain the interest of the emergent reader

InTouch Magazine

clear, easy-to-follow ... excellent for those beginning to master reading''abundant humour

CBI Bookfest Guide 2009
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