New Book Presents Irish History to Children in Comic Book Form

Blood Upon the Rose: Easter 1916: The Rebellion That Set Ireland Free is the new book from Dublin publishing House the O’Brien Press, which for the first time depicts the famous Irish rebellion in an entertaining and educational comic book form.

Online PR News – 01-May-2010 – – Blood Upon the Rose is a revolutionary new book from Ireland’s leading publisher of children’s books, The O’Brien Press. It depicts one of Ireland’s most significant and influential historical events in a visually stunning format which is truly accessible to the youth of today, the comic book.

These events, which are of such importance to Irish history, are for the first time as entertaining as they are educational, providing a medium which will not only promotes the learning of Irish heritage and history to young people, but also brings this important content to life, virtually jumping off the pages thanks to the stunning illustrations by Gerry Hunt.

The comic book style is equally as relevant for the United States, where American history is so vividly portrayed to children. Now, with the introduction of Blood Upon the Rose, Irish history can be introduced in as exhilarating a style to Irish children. This is a valuable resource for parents, as it brings these vital stories into a modern medium, making the discovery of Irish heritage and history an adventure rather than a chore.

Available in the US now, Blood Upon the Rose is book which is a must for Irish parents who wish to pass on not only history, but the passion towards these events.

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Irish publishing has long been respected for top quality content and great stories, however, due to the difficulties in promotion, news of many of these new books never reach an American audience.