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Patrick And The President

Binding: Hardback
Pages: 40
Pub Date: 02/03/2017
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781406366921
Availability: In Stock
Quick overview Illustrated by Laureate nOg P.J. Lynch. ON SALE 1st MARCH. Reserve your signed copy now. Book launch Dubray Gtafton St 1st March at 6:30pm. All welcome. Author & Ilustrator Book Signing Dubray Blackrock Saturday 11th March at 12 noon. A captivating story which beautifully evokes a seminal moment in the life of JFK through the eyes of a young boy.
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From foremost radio and television broadcaster, Ryan Tubridy, and Kate Greenaway Medal-winner P. J. Lynch, comes a picture book about President John F. Kennedy's return to his ancestral home in Ireland. When the much-loved President visited Ireland in 1963, he described it as the best four days of his life and, for a generation of Irish people, it was a trip they never forgot. In this warmly told, big-hearted picture book, Ryan captures the fevered excitement in the build-up to JFK's visit - all evoked through the eyes of a young boy called Patrick who wants to know, more than anything, what it would feel like to shake the President's hand...Rooted in historical fact, and marking the centenary of JFK's birth, this feast of a book offers readers a very pure and personal take on JFK's visit to County Wexford and includes a bibliography in the back matter.

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