Niall and the Stone of Destiny
Niall and the Stone of Destiny is the first fully-illustrated children’s book about legendary Celtic High King, Niall of the Nine Hostages. Embark on an exciting journey, following Niall through his boyhood adventures and quest to become High King of Ireland. This well-researched historical fiction is designed to engage a younger generation of Niall’s descendants in their Irish heritage and ancestry. Niall and the Stone of Destiny is a heroic tale with more than a dozen vivid-color, full-page illustrations. This story is sure to capture the interest and imagination of all readers, especially children ages 6 – 11.
Who is Niall?
Niall Noígíallach, translated in English as Niall of the Nine Hostages, was the renowned High King of Ireland during the late 4th and early 5th centuries, AD. Niall and the Stone of Destiny is a historical fiction inspired by the 2006 DNA discovery made by Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland that gives evidence of Niall’s nearly 3 million descendants worldwide.
The author has a Kickstarter Campaign to help raise funds to print the first edition of the book. Here is the link to the campaign: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1195848313/niall-and-the-stone-of-destiny