Faeries, Elves and Goblins: The Old Stories (Hardcover)

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Faeries, Elves and Goblins: The Old Stories (Hardcover)

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Exquisitely illustrated with images by Arthur Rackham and others, 25 enchanting stories are accompanied by a well-researched and interesting notes and sources section

Weaving mystical tales of changelings, mischief, treasure, and enchantment this collection presents 25 stories which keep folklore heritage alive. Interspersed with spotlight features on faery folklore, including fascinating quotes drawn from medieval manuscripts and both written and oral folklore, these tales cover faery morals, elvish misdemeanors, the spells cast by goblins, and the sightings of the creatures, as well as their dealings with mortals. The enchanting stories, rewritten to engage a new generation, are each attributed to a British region. With charming illustrations from favorite illustrators throughout, this book reminds readers of the enduring appeal of folklore and mystery for all generations.

Rosalind Kerven has written more than 50 books, including Arthurian Legends and English Fairy Tales and Legends. Her children's titles include Aladdin, The Fairy-Spotters Handbook, and King Arthur.

Product Details ISBN: 9781907892479
ISBN-10: 1907892478
Publisher: National Trust Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2013
Pages: 240
Language: English