The Tangle-Coated Horse and Other Tales

The Tangle-Coated Horse and Other Tales: Episodes from the Fionn Saga is a children's book by Ella Young, a collection of Irish legends from the Fenian Cycle. These are tales about the hero Fionn mac Cumhaill and his band of warriors, the Fianna.[1] Illustrated by Vera Bock, the book was first published in 1929 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1930.[2]

First edition (publ. David McKay Co.)


  1. ^ The Newbery Companion by John Thomas Gillespie and Corinne J. Naden, Libraries Unlimited, 2001 p. 43
  2. ^ "Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present". American Library Association. Retrieved 30 December 2009.

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