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The Goblin Of Tara

ISBN: 9781781122228
Author: Olsin McGann
The Goblin Of Tara
The Goblin Of Tara


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Each year when Halloween approaches, a goblin rises up to terrorise the kingdom of Tara. The bravest warriors have all fallen, not one surviving. What hope will Finn MacCool have? A Celtic myth from Ireland.

Reading Age: 8

Interest Age: 9+

Barrington Stoke books are edited and designed to minimise some of the obstacles that can stop struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers really getting hooked by a book. 

The books are made more accessible with:

  • Short word lengths so readers can enjoy the achievement of finishing a book
  • Lots of chapter breaks so readers can take a rest
  • Special edit processes, with trialling by children of the correct reading age
  • Cream paper which minimises glare
  • Our own dyslexia-friendly font
  • Special line, character and paragraph spacing
  • Lots of illustration in lower reading-age titles to help with understanding

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