26 Celtic Fairy Tales: With 57 Illustrations and 26 Free Online Audio Files.

26 Celtic Fairy Tales: With 57 Illustrations and 26 Free Online Audio Files.

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Overview

Celtic Fairy Tales is for the young and old alike. There are twenty-six captivating tales filled with magic, charm, adventure, and humour. The stories were collected from Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, and Ireland over a hundred years ago by folklorist Joseph Jacobs, and assembled into this unique anthology. But be warned, not every story has a happy ending. This copy also has fifty-seven original illustrations by John D. Batten that follow the story line.

Tales included:

1. Connla and the Fairy Maiden
2. Guleesh
3. The Field of Boliauns
4. The Horned Women
5. Conall Yellowclaw
6. Hudden and Dudden and Donald O'Neary
7. The Shepherd of Myddvai
8. The Sprightly Tailor
9. The Story of Deirdre
10. Munachar and Manachar
11. Gold-Tree and Silver-Tree
12. King O'Toole and his Goose
13. The Wooing of Olwen
14. Jack and his Comrades
15. The Shee An Gannon and the Gruagach Gaire
16. The Story-Teller at Fault
17. The Sea-Maiden
18. A Legend of Knockmany
19. Fair, Brown and Trembling
20. Jack and his Master
21. Beth Gellert
22. The Tale of Ivan
23. Andrew Coffey
24. The Battle of the Birds
25.Brewery of Eggshells
26. The Lad with the Goat-Skin

Highlights of this edition are:


• 57 hand drawn original illustrations.
• A free web link to 26 audio files to listen to the whole book.
• It is formatted for ease of use and enjoyment on your Nook reader.
• An active (easy to use) Table of Contents listing every chapter accessible from the Nook menu.
• Perfect formatting in rich text compatible with Nook's Text-to-Speech features.
• Plus About the Author Section.
• 314 pages (in the Nook format) for a very low price.


This book is unabridged, and appears as it was first intended with fifty-seven original hand drawn illustrations by John D. Batten.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149271108
Publisher: Red Skull Publishing
Publication date: 06/03/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 314
Sales rank: 490,552
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Joseph Jacobs was born in Australia on 29 August 1854, and died on 30 January 1916.
He was a folklorist, literary critic and historian. He contributed to the Jewish Encyclopedia, translations of European works, and critical editions of early English literature. Jacobs also wrote for journals and books on the subject of folklore and produced a popular series of fairy tales – Celtic, Indian, and English.

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26 Celtic Fairy Tales: With 57 Illustrations and 26 Free Online Audio Files. 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nice collection of children's fairytales.