Cape Breton author-artist Angus MacLeod’s graphic novels present his short stories combining fantasy, the supernatural, eldritch horror, and elements from Gaelic myth and legend. Buy any two of Angus’s graphic novels—in Scottish Gaelic, English, or a mix—and get 10% off! Select any two below. See further details under “Description” below (note that one of the four books is a preorder, and if selected, it will delay the shipping of your Book Box until publication).
Book Box: Gaelic Children’s Picture Books
All of the Gaelic-language children’s picture books published by Bradan Press to date, at a 15% discount. Please see description below for details. (Please note that Fionn MacCumhail is a preorder and will ship in Jan. 2023, separately from the other books.)
Book Box: Gaelic Graphic Novels
All three of the Gaelic graphic novels published by Bradan Press to date, at a 15% discount. All three contain mature themes and are suitable for ages 15+. Please below for more details.
There are things known, and things unknown, and in between…are the doors. Fifteen Gaelic short stories of eldritch horror and fantasy slip through doorways in and out of parallel worlds in the second Gaelic graphic novel from Cape Breton author-artist Angus MacLeod.
Fionn MacCool and the Salmon of Knowledge, 2nd edition
This is the story of the great Gaelic hero Fionn MacCool and why he sucks his thumb. It is also the story of the Salmon of Knowledge that appears on the official Gaelic flag of Nova Scotia. This is the second edition, with 11 black and white illustrations and 32 pages.
Fionn MacCool et le saumon de la sagesse, deuxième édition
Il s’agit de l’histoire du grand héros gaélique Fionn MacCool et de la raison pour laquelle il suce son pouce. This is the story of the great Gaelic hero Fionn MacCool and why he sucks his thumb. It is also the story of the Salmon of Knowledge on the Nova Scotia Gaelic flag. The tale introduces children to Gaelic storytelling and is perfect for reading aloud in a classroom or group. Suitable for French immersion or French first-language students. This is the second edition, which has been expanded to include engaging new black-and-white illustrations and a version of the tale in Scottish Gaelic.
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Òr a Mhaireas / Lasting Gold
This collection features new Gaelic poetry from eleven different writers with Nova Scotian connections. In formats both modern and traditional, the authors explore joy and loss, connection and disconnection… and cookies! The poems demonstrate the tenacity of the Gaelic language in the diaspora. Poems are presented in Scottish Gaelic with parallel English translations. 10% of profits from sales of the book will be donated to the Gaelic Council of Nova Scotia.
Out of the Twilight
Out of the twilight arise creatures magical and human, worlds strange and familiar. This debut Gaelic graphic novel, now translated into English for the first time, is a collection of a dozen original short tales. Cape Breton author-artist Angus MacLeod draws inspiration from the storytelling, history, and ancient beliefs of the Scottish Gaels, Lovecraftian horror, and 1950s comic books. Illustrated in black and white.