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Folk tales and heroes of Wales.

John Owen Huws

Folk tales and heroes of Wales.

by John Owen Huws

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Published by Gwasg Carreg Gwalch in Llanrwst .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales -- Wales.,
  • Legends -- Wales.,
  • Heroes -- Wales -- Juvenile fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Owen Huws ; illustrations: Catrin Meirion ; adapted by Siân Lewis.
    GenreJuvenile fiction.
    ContributionsMeirion, Catrin., Lewis, Siân, 1945-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination149 p. :
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15953622M
    ISBN 100863818846

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    Ranging from the silly to the gory and unsettling, Nottinghamshire Folk Tales features tales of love, murder, and all kinds of roguery. From historical to fabled, the book includes an array of heroes and villains – including the legendary Robin Hood – and lovers of the supernatural will find an abundance of fairies, ghosts and monsters. Dorset has a rich and diverse collection of tales, from the stories of some of Britain’s most famous mythical heroes, to tales of demons, dragons, boggarts and sniddlebogs. These stories, illustrated with twenty-five line drawings, bring alive the landscape of .


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