English Fairy Tales and Legends

£9.99

12 classic English fairy tales and their history reissued for 2019. These are stories of giants, dragons, fairies and Arthurian Romance. Together, they form a perfect introduction to the different types of traditional stories and their place in English oral and written heritage.

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12 classic English fairy tales and their history, from tales of dragons to Robin Hood.

Folk tales and legends are an intrinsic part of English national culture. In his book, Rosalind Kerven has revived the best English fairy tales for a new generation. These are stories of giants, dragons, fairies and Arthurian Romance. Together, they form a perfect introduction to the different types of traditional stories and their place in English oral and written heritage.

Each tale is linked with a specific place or county in England: ‘The Dragon Castle’ from Northumberland, ‘The Girl Snatched By Fairies’ from County Durham, ‘The Princess and the Fool’ from Kent and ‘The Dark Moon’ from Lincolnshire.

The book also includes notes on each story: the history and where it came from, its development and short summaries of many related or similar stories.

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Weight 0.49 kg
Dimensions 19.2 × 13.6 × 2.4 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

197

Language

English

Edition

2nd Edition

Dewey

398.20942 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K