To Capture the Wind

To Capture the Wind In a risky plan to free her kidnapped lover Oonagh cleverly solves the evil pirate king s riddles unites the princess Ethne with her lover and invents sails

  • Title: To Capture the Wind
  • Author: Sheila MacGill-Callahan
  • ISBN: 9780803715417
  • Page: 140
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In a risky plan to free her kidnapped lover, Oonagh cleverly solves the evil pirate king s riddles, unites the princess Ethne with her lover, and invents sails.

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    1. I read this book to my kids years ago, and have been trying to find it again ever since. I don't remember the pictures much, but I remember loving the story. And it has a character named Ethne like my niece!

    2. This a tale of love, riddles and secrets. Oonagh, a brave maid of Ulster, goes on a quest to find her beloved, taken by a Pirate King. With paintings by Gregory Manchess, Sheila Macgill-Callahan spins a Grand tale.

    3. This is a compelling story for young readers about a daring heroine, a proud exception in a book world with too few heroines to choose from.To some extent, there is nothing new to the story here, it is a tale of a person betrayed, and how they go on a quest to use cleverness and perseverance in order to get revenge and save their lover. The fact that it is a woman doing the saving really makes it shine, though, particularly because everything else is treated exactly the same. And the clever bits [...]

    4. Used this for a third grade class visit. The teacher wanted stories about creative, innovative people, so I chose some stories from my strong women stories I set aside. Oonagh rescues her fiance by answering four riddles and inventing something to capture the wind.

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