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Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales (Dover Children's Thrift Classics) (Paperback)

Favorite Celtic Fairy Tales (Dover Children's Thrift Classics) By Joseph Jacobs Cover Image
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Experience the whimsy, charm and magic of the Celtic imagination in this captivating collection of timeless stories that have enchanted generations of youngsters and adults.
Among the eight popular tales included here are "The Fate of the Children of Lir," a haunting narrative of four children turned into swans by a wicked stepmother; "The Shepherd of Myddvai," in which a beautiful woman, risen from the sea, orders her husband-to-be to observe certain rules; and "Beth Gellert," a touching tale of a brave dog that dies after saving a child's life. Five additional stories include "The Tale of Ivan," "Morraha," "The Story of Deirdre," "The Llanfabon Changeling," and "The Sea-Maiden."
Reset in large, easy-to-read type, these engaging stories are enhanced by six new illustrations.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780486283524
ISBN-10: 0486283526
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: January 17th, 1995
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Dover Children's Thrift Classics