The Salmon of Knowledge
Starfish Bay Publishing Pty Ltd
A creatively illustrated retelling of a traditional Irish legend about an enchanted salmon that will impart all the knowledge in the world to the first person who eats it. Finnegas, a wise, elderly poet, spends his days fishing for the Salmon of Knowledge. He meets Fionn, a young boy who hopes to become a brave warrior, but who must first find a poet to instruct him. Follow the story of a young boy who sets out to become a warrior but, in an unexpected twist, acquires much more than he had ever expected to gain.
Celina Buckley grew up on a farm in the middle of the countryside in County Cork, Ireland. She earned her Bachelor of Education (Hons) from Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, in 2011. She worked as a primary school teacher before pursuing her life-long passion for drawing and children’s literature by embarking upon the Masters in Children’s Books Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. Celina loves using collage and playing with color and pattern when creating her artwork.