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Ballywhinney Girl

An Irish Mummy
A Picture Book by

Maeve is unnerved when she and her grandfather find a body in the bog in Ballywhinney, Ireland. It turns out to be the body of a young girl who lived more than a thousand years ago. A girl like Maeve, with fair hair, who walked the same fields and picked the same flowers. When archeologists display the mummy at a museum, Maeve wonders: Does the girl mind being displayed in a glass case for all to see? Or does she miss the green meadow where she had lain for so many hundreds of years?

Two picture-book masters sensitively capture the layers of thought and feeling arising in the face of an awe-inspiring and mysterious discovery.

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Hardback Editions

March 2012 : USA Hardback

Title: Ballywhinney Girl
Author(s): Eve Bunting
ISBN: 0-547-55843-0 / 978-0-547-55843-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Clarion Books
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