This volume collects 20 Celtic fairy tales. Besides selections from Ireland and Scotland, there are stories from Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of Man, Brittany and Galicia. In his introduction, Neil Philip pursues the Celtic story to its newer homes in the USA, Cape Breton, Newfoundland and Australia.
The Celts are among the greatest storytellers in the world, and this volume collects some of the finest tales once told around the Celtic hearthside. Besides selections from Ireland and Scotland, there are stories from Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of Man, Brittany and Galicia. In his introduction, Neil Philip pursues the Celtic story to its newer homes in the United States, Cape Breton, Newfoundland and Australia. The 20 stories include "The Ship That Went to America", "The King of Ireland's Son", "Stories of Sion Cent", "Duffy and the Devil" and "The Black Cat". The book is illustrated throughout by Isabelle Brent's watercolours, embellished with gold leaf.
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Neil Philip is a writer and critic with a special interest in the fairy tale. He lives in Idbury, Oxfordshire. Isabelle Brent is one of the most highly regarded illustrators working today. She is particularly noted for her subtle use of gold leaf. She too lives in Oxfordshire.
Celtic Fairy Tales by Isabelle Brent
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