Ancient, rich, and strange, these magical and eerie tales from across Britain and Ireland have been passed down from generation to generation.
A handsome, cocky young man is swept up by a dark horseman and cast into a life-or-death adventure. A pair of green children emerge from a remote hollow and struggle to adapt to a strange new land. A dauntless farm girl finds that her fearlessness earns her a surprising reward.
Dark but often funny, lyrical yet earthy, the folktales presented here have influenced our landscape and culture. This definitive collection of forty-eight stories, retold by master storyteller and poet Kevin Crossley-Holland, opens a doorway to a lost world and shows the enduring power of language and imagination.---from the publisher
252 pages 978-1536209419 Ages 10-15
Keywords: folktales, magic, adventure, short stories, multicultural, anthology, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old
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