€4.95 (hardback), 48 pages; ISBN 978-0-898332-20-7
Historical biography for the 10-14 age group.
One thousand six hundred years ago a young boy was brought to Ireland as a slave. He spent many lonely years herding pigs and sheep on Slieve Mish, before escaping, with the intention of returning to bring Christianity to Ireland. Patricius was the nane of that boy, or Saint Patrick.
A retelling of the life of Saint Patrick by one of Ireland's favourite storytellers, illustrated beautifully by Fran O'Boyle.