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These stories are wild. These stories are magic. Maybe it's wrong to try and trap them in a book. Maybe you should set them free and tell them. Some of these stories are strange... Read more
These stories are wild. These stories are magic. Maybe it's wrong to try and trap them in a book. Maybe you should set them free and tell them. Some of these stories are strange and sad, some are a bit scary and some are a bit mad. The ancestors liked them, that is why they passed them down to us. Read them, tell them and pass them on! These stories?specially chosen to be enjoyed by seven- to 11-year-old readers?sparkle with magic and explode with adventure. As old as the mountains and the sea, they are freshly re-made for today's readers.
West of Ireland Folk Tales for Children Paperback edition by Rab Swannock Fulton
RAB FULTON is a professional storyteller and author. He is a member of Storytellers Ireland and his `Celtic Tales' storytelling sessions have a growing local and international reputation and have featured on RTE Nationwide, RTE Radio's The Tubridy Show and Arena. He won the Athenry Award in 2005 and the Deis Award in 2007 and his writing has been featured in many national newspapers and magazines. He is the author of Galway Bay Folk Tales. MARINA WILD is an artist and illustrator based in An Spideal, Co. Galway, Ireland. She has exhibited in Ireland, Spain and Germany and is represented in the NUI Galway Art Collection as well as private collections in Europe, the United States and Mexico.
In this treasure trove of tales, storyteller Michael O' Leary has collected stories from the Hampshire Downs (which are up), the New Forest (which is old), the copses and coppices, fields and farms, villages, towns and cities of Hampshire.
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