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The coming of the unicorn : Scottish folk tales for children

Author: Duncan Williamson; Linda Williamson
Publisher: Edinburgh : Floris Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stories are something you carry with you, something to last your entire life, to be passed on to your children, and their children for evermore.' Duncan Williamson came from a family of Travelling People, who told stories around the campfire for entertainment and for teaching. As a child, Duncan learnt the ways of the world through stories: 'My father's knowledge told us how to live in this world as natural human  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Williamson; Linda Williamson
ISBN: 9780863158681 0863158684
OCLC Number: 794272893
Description: 140 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Fox and the Two Cat Fishers --
The Cobblestone Maker --
The Dog and the Fox --
Jack and the Silver Keys --
The Three Presents --
The Miser's Gold --
Jack Goes Back to School --
Mary Rushiecoats and the Wee Black Bull --
The Tramp and the Boots --
Johnny McGill and the Frog --
Thomas the Thatcher --
Legend of the White Heather --
House of the Seven Boulders --
The Broonie on Cara --
The Broonie's Farewell --
The Coming of the Unicorn --
The Kings' Gardens --
The Tailor and the Button --
Glossary of Scottish words.
Responsibility: Duncan Williamson ; edited by Linda Williamson.

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A wonderful collection of traditional Scottish stories for children, full of animals and ogres, kings and broonies, fairies and ordinary folk.  Read more...

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'A fine collection to share, whether read aloud or told.'-- Kirkus Reviews 'Mesmerising Scottish storyteller... Duncan Williamson was one of the most celebrated storytellers in Scotland ... one of Read more...

 
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