Meet Fionn Mac Cumhaill, Ireland's most celebrated warrior, a legendary figure whose tales have enthralled children for generations. But have you ever wondered who Fionn truly was as a child?
In this captivating, contemporary retelling of an age-old story, inspired by a 12th-century manuscript, Ronan Moore resurrects the young Fionn through a series of thrilling adventures. Fionn, a spirited youngster, is always on the lookout for ways to outsmart the adults who surround him. Yet, he's also on the run from his father's enemies, who are determined to see him silenced forever. Join Fionn on a remarkable journey across the landscapes of Ireland as he evades capture, outwits his foes, and undergoes training that will shape him into the greatest leader in Ireland's history.
This book is a treasure trove of well-known myths, including the tales of the Salmon of Knowledge and the Dragon of Tara. It's a captivating read that will resonate with children of all ages as they follow Fionn's extraordinary life, culminating in his ascent to leadership among the Fianna, Ireland's legendary band of warriors.