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An illustrated treasury of Scottish folk and fairy tales

Author: Theresa Breslin; Kate Leiper
Publisher: Edinburgh : Floris Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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Slithering stoorworms, mischievous brownies, fierce kelpies and magical selkies are exquisitely brought to life for children in Theresa Breslin's enchanting tales and Kate Leiper's otherwordly illustrations.
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Genre/Form: Fairy tales
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theresa Breslin; Kate Leiper
ISBN: 9780863159077 0863159079
OCLC Number: 796277989
Description: 157 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: The wee bannock --
The water kelpie --
The goshawk and the brave lady --
Whuppity stourie --
The shepherd's dog --
Rashie coat --
The selkie of Sanday --
The eagle and the wren --
The brownie of Ballharn Hill --
The Dragon Stoorworm and the boy called Assipattle --
Tale end.
Other Titles: Illustrated treasury of Scottish folk & fairy tales
Scottish folk and fairy tales
Responsibility: Theresa Breslin ; [illustrated by] Kate Leiper.

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'A sublime collection of folk stories... Theresa Breslin's pristine, sparkling retellings are accompanied by enchanting illustrations from Kate Leiper.'-- The Guardian'A delightful and varied Read more...

 
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