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Fairy tales from Scotland by Barbara Ker Wilson

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, England, New York .
Written in English



  • Scotland.


  • Tales -- Scotland.,
  • Folklore -- Scotland.

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About the Edition

Thirty-two folk tales from Scotland, including Tam Lin, The Faery and the Kettle, and How Fionn Found his Sword.

Edition Notes

Statementretold by Barbara Ker Wilson ; illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
ContributionsKiddell-Monroe, Joan, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.W69 Fai 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6805953M
ISBN 100192750127
LC Control Number00269115

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Scotland is a country in Europe, part of the United Kingdom. During the 18th century Scotland was a commercial, intellectual and industrial power in Europe. The collection of folktales from Scottland consists of one book with 33 folktales. Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales is a pretty good book. The book has about 20 stories in it. My favorite story was The Milk-White Doo which is about a young boy turning into a doo and pulling a prank on his mean Step-mother. The story uses a lot of old English and words that arent used that much anymore so sometimes its hard to understand/5. Celtic Tales Told to the Children by Louey Chisholm with Pictures by Katherine Cameron One of my friends tells me that you, little reader, will not like these old, old tales; another says they are too sad for you, and yet another asks what the stories are meant to teach. Andrew Lang, famous for his fairy book series, collected several Celtic fairy tales and folk tales in his volumes as well, with some originating from Scotland, and other stories for children originating from Ireland. Celtic tales often have fairies, elves, giants, goblins, and other magical beings.

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