Traditional fairy tales, folk tales and mythical creatures of the British Isles - illustrated in digital media

Princes, princesses, dragons, wizards, giants, fairies, brownies, leprechauns are amongst the amazing characters which make this magical collection of stories from all around the British Isles a treat for children of all ages.

Size: 21.59cm wide x 27.94cm tall (8.5" x 11"). Full colour, 188 pages of text and illustrations, with mostly double-page spread illustrations, and illustrated title pages and contents pages.

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The front cover of Fairy Tales & Mythical Creatures of the British Isles
The front cover of Fairy Tales & Mythical Creatures of the British Isles

Beautiful and colourful illustrations by John Patience on every page bring vividly to life these traditional fairy tales and folk tales – some familiar and some not so familiar which deserve to be better known: Clurichaun from Ireland; the Coblynau from Wales; Urisk from the Scottish Highlands; and the Bogey Beast from Northumberland to name just a few.

List of Contents:

15 stories and 10 mythical creatures:

  • The Legend of Bottle Hill
  • The Bogey Beast
  • Coblynau
  • Paddy O’Kelly and the Weasel
  • Urisk
  • Tam Lin
  • The Bee, the Harp, the Mouse and the Bum-Clock
  • The Children of Lir
  • Clurichaun
  • The City under the Sea
  • Cu Sith
  • The Laddie that Kept Hares
  • Ceasg
  • Peerie Fool
  • Leprechaun
  • The Blue Men of the Minch
  • Adar Llwch Gwin
  • The Sprightly Tailor
  • Selkie
  • The Brownie of Ferne Den
  • Kelpie
  • Tattercoats
  • The Weaver and the Dragon
  • Changeling
  • The Fishermen of Shetland

Languages and Territories:

Rights are available for all languages & territories.

Please to enquire and we will be delighted to discuss your requirements.