The Legend of Jenny Watt by Brian Meharg, Bangor Boats
Beautifully illustrated by Janet King
Bangor’s first children’s book by North Channel Pilot and amateur historian Brian Meharg has captured the imaginations of children and got them wanting to get outdoors and explore their local area.
Esther aged 8years
“The whole idea of the Jenny Watt… it makes you want to find out more and maybe go to the place where the war was. Maybe if you went digging there you might find something magical. This book has a very good sense of adventure and it was very easy to read. I loved where in the very same spot where Jenny Watt was found there was a puppy. That book was just amazing. I love reading new books and I think this was one of the best books I’ve ever read… I thought it was just gorgeous.”
Elijah aged 11years
“I thought this book explained the story very well. It made me think what it was like back then when there were smugglers. Whenever they got on their little boat and started smuggling the story got really intense. I loved it so much I read it all in one sitting. The Jenny Watts cave was so cool it made me want to go there and shout “Jenny where is Con” and she would hopefully reply.“gone”. I would recommend this book to children of all ages.
Ps. When I asked for a great book to read I defiantly got one.”
Lovely reviews from 2 of my swimmers.
Author Brian Meharg signing my copy at Helens Bay…
Printed by Impact Printing, Coleraine & Ballycastle – 2018
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