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An illustrated treasury of Scottish mythical creatures

Author: Theresa Breslin; Kate Leiper
Publisher: Edinburgh : Floris Books, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mysterious selkies, bad-tempered giants, devious fairies, and even Loch Ness's most famous resident--these are the mythical beasts of Scottish folklore. In the ... companion volume to ... An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales ... Breslin brings together a ... collection of tales from across Scotland"--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Folk tales
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theresa Breslin; Kate Leiper
ISBN: 9781782501954 1782501959
OCLC Number: 922020779
Notes: Includes a bookmark loosely inserted.
Description: 189 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The monster of Loch ness --
Gillion and the selkie --
The story of the giant's causeway --
Thomas the Rhymer or True Thomas --
The whirlpool of the Corryvreckan --
The mermen of Bell Rock --
The archer and the island beast --
The big grey man of Ben Macdui --
The wulver --
The wee folk of Merlin Crag --
The saving grace --
Glossary.
Other Titles: Scottish mythical creatures
Responsibility: Theresa Breslin, Kate Leiper.

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Theresa Breslin's Scottish tales of selkies, giants, fairies and monsters and brought to life by Kate Leiper's exquisite illustrations. A companion volume to An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk  Read more...

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'This is a rare delight; a harmonious braiding of pitch-perfect storytelling with illustrations of breathtaking elegance and integrity. Every home should have at least one copy.'-- Debi Read more...

 
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