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Children of the salmon, and other Irish folktales.
|Statement||Selections and translations by Eileen O"Faolain. Illustrated by Trina Hyman.|
|LC Classifications||PZ8.1.O33 Ch|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 349 p.|
|Number of Pages||349|
|LC Control Number||65010894|
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Children of the salmon and other Irish folktales () features her translations of stories from Irish recordings by folklorists.
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