St. Brigid features prominently in Irish folklore and religious tradition; re-told for younger audiences and finished with expressive watercolors, this is a traditional tale children will cherish. Born a Christian slave child, on the night of her birth Brigid receives a mysterious prophecyfrom a Druid priest who claims the Christian God visited him. He gives Brigid a blue cloak, heralding her as the 'mother to the new Ireland that is to come'. Young listeners will be enchanted as they ponder if Brigid's dream of Bethlehem is only a dream or something more. Paperback.