The Anthology of Scottish Folk Tales

This enchanting collection of stories gathers together legends from across Scotland in one special volume.

The Anthology of Scottish Folk Tales

The Anthology of Scottish Folk Tales

This enchanting collection of stories gathers together legends from across Scotland in one special volume. Drawn from The History Press’ popular Folk Tales series, herein lies a treasure trove of tales from a wealth of talented storytellers. From the Spaeman’s peculiar advice and a laird who is transformed into a frog, to a fugitive hiding in a dark cave and the stoor worm battling with Assipattle, this book celebrates the distinct character of Scotland's different customs, beliefs and dialects, and is a treat for all who enjoy a well-told story.

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The Anthology of Scottish Folk Tales
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Various
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-02 - Publisher: The History Press

This enchanting collection of stories gathers together legends from across Scotland in one special volume. Drawn from The History Press’ popular Folk Tales series, herein lies a treasure trove of tales from a wealth of talented storytellers. From the Spaeman’s peculiar advice and a laird who is transformed into a
An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales
Language: en
Pages: 157
Authors: Theresa Breslin
Categories: Children's stories, Scottish
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Illustrated Scottish Treasuries

Slithering stoorworms, mischievous brownies, fierce kelpies and magical selkies are exquisitely brought to life for children in Theresa Breslin's enchanting tales and Kate Leiper's otherwordly illustrations.
Ancient Scottish Tales (Unabridged)
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Peter Buchan, Rachel Louise Lawrence
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-08 - Publisher: Blackdown Publications

“I wish that the Brown Bull of Ringlewood would come and carry me off.” In this collection of folk and fairy tales from the Scottish Highlands, we are transported to an enchanted world of persecuted heroines and courageous heroes, scheming stepmothers and monstrous beasts, swan maidens and talking cats, murderous
Scottish Tradition (RLE Folklore)
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: David Buchan
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Scottish folk literature is characterised by a wide range of creative expression: story, song, play and proverb. This anthology, first published in 1984, provides an authoritative introduction to Scottish folk literature, and is unique in that it deals with all the genres intrinsic to Scottish tradition. Its selected texts offer
Lanarkshire Folk Tales
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Allison Galbraith
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-16 - Publisher: The History Press

Lanarkshire is the largest of Scotland's counties – stretching from the ancient burghs of Govan and Glasgow, through coalfields, battle-grounds, rich rural heritage, industrial heartlands, all the way to the lead, silver and gold mines of Leadhills. Home to over one fifth of Scotland's population this immense county is naturally

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