In this beautiful picture book in the ‘Clasaicí Beaga Bídeacha’ series, one of Europe’s great classics is retold in Irish.
After a shipwreck, Guilivéar is cast ashore on an island inhabited by little people. As soon as the little people get used to Guilivéar’s enormous size they ask him to help them in their war with their tiny neighbours.
In simple Irish, and with wonderful artwork, this powerful story is introduced to the young reader. This is a book that will awaken the child’s imagination.
Clasaicí Beaga Bídeacha is a collection of six beautifully illustrated picture books for young readers. The collection comprises of An Odaisé (The Odyssey), Romeo agus Juliet, Frankenstein, Oileán an Órchiste (Treasure Island), Don Cíochótae (Don Quixote) agus Camchuairt Ghuilivéir (Gulliver’s Travels).
Jonathan Swift was born in Dublin in 1667. He wrote novels, essays, and political pamphlets. He had written many novels and essays. Darach Ó Scolaí translated this abridged version for children.