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Scottish folk-tales and legends, retold.

Barbara Ker Wilson

Scottish folk-tales and legends, retold.

by Barbara Ker Wilson

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Published by Oxford University Press in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales -- Scotland.,
  • Legends -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
    SeriesOxford myths and legends, Oxford books for boys and girls
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.W69 Sc
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p.
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22920028M
    LC Control Number55014279

    Get this from a library! Scottish folk-tales and legends. [Barbara Ker Wilson; Joan Kiddell-Monroe] -- Thirty-two traditional tales and legends from various parts of Scotland. Get this from a library! Scottish folk-tales and legends. [Barbara Ker Wilson; Joan Kiddell-Monroe] -- Folktales tell the stories of clans, mermaids, castles, fairies, giants, and adventurers.

    Scottish folk-tales and legends. [Barbara Ker Wilson] Print book: Fiction: Juvenile audience: EnglishView all editions and formats: Oxford Myths and legends: Responsibility: retold by Barbara Ker Wilson ; illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe. Reviews. User-contributed reviews. Irish lore retold by a master storyteller. The Book of Kells by Edward Sullivan [] Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales by Sir George Douglas [] Wonder Tales from Scottish Myth and Legend by Donald Alexander Mackenzie [] Notes on the Folk-Lore of the North-East of Scotland.

    Scottish Folk Tales is a anthology of 18 fairy tales from Scotland that have been collected and retold by Ruth is one in a long series of such anthologies by Manning-Sanders. Table of contents. Foreword; 1. My own self; 2. The Laird of Co. Scotland is a land of myths and legends. Learn more about some of the most influential myths in Scotland. uses cookies to enhance your experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Scottish myths, folklore and legends.


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Traditional Scottish tales retold by Wilson and illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe. Softcover copy in good shape, with previous owner's inked info. and sticker remnant, front free endpaper.

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The folklore of Scotland is a tapestry of culture and history, but more importantly, a portal for the imagination. Charles Tibbits, an editor at W.W. Gibbings, helped compile a collection of 33 tales from Scotland into Folk-Lore and Legends: Scotland.

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