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The Singing Stone is a Wikipedia:novel by Wikipedia:O. R. Melling that follows a modern-day girl named Kay as she travels to Ireland and travels back to Bronze-Age Ireland. She alongside Aherne of the Wikipedia:Tuatha De Danaan must find the lost treasures of the Wikipedia:Tuatha De Danaan to combat the upcoming invasion. The novel was first published in 1984. It has sold over 25,000 copies.
Wikipedia:The Globe and Mail described it as "a lively adventure exhibiting more than a little ingenious sleight-of-mind magic." The book was shortlisted for the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award
Reviewed in Wikipedia:Publishers Weekly 231 21 (May 29, 1987): 79; in CM : Wikipedia:Canadian Materials for Schools and Libraries 14 6 (Nov 1986): 270; in Wikipedia:Quill & Quire 52 10 (Oct 1986): 20; Wikipedia:Books in Canada 15 9 (Dec 1986): 18; and in Wikipedia:Canadian Children's Literature (1987): 71–72
- Wikipedia:Locus #127
- Irish Children's Literature and Culture: New Perspectives on Contemporary Writing, edited by Keith O'Sullivan, Valerie Coghlan
- Coverage in the Wikipedia:Ottawa Citizen
- ↑ "Singing Stone". Good Reads. http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2123477.Singing_Stone. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
- ↑ Weller, Joan (13 December 1986). "Book for a child is tomorrow's heirloom". G7.
- ↑ "The SInging Stone". The World of O.R. Melling. http://www.ormelling.com/Book%20Pages/Book%20Details%20Pages/thesingingstone.html. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
- ↑ Kirchhoff, H J (28 March 1989). "'I just sort of fell into writing': Respected novelist O. R. Melling has a knack for a lucky accident". A19.
- ↑ Wynne-Jones, Tim (16 May 1987). "Children's books: Satisfying prizes". C19.
- ↑ Weller, Joan (27 August 1994). "Children choose their favorites". J6.
- ↑ Wynne-Jones, Tim (20 December 1986). "Mind-wandering in the depths of time". E23.