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Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales By Sir George Douglas
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Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales is a timeless collection of Scottish folklore, legends, and tales which will appeal to readers of all ages. Here you will find stories of the fantastic, the... More > supernatural, the cunning, the hilarious, and the gifted—all finely representative of the Scottish people in all their mannerisms. Divided into seven sections: Nursery Stories; Stories of Animals; Fairy Tales; The Brownie, The Bogle, The Kelpy, Mermen, Demons; Witchcraft; Comic Tales; and Literary Tales; the reader will delight in each tale, focused as they are upon the specifically Scottish nature of the retelling. The stories in this classic volume were compiled from oral traditions and the oldest Scottish writings. Rarely has such a pleasing and complete overview of traditional Scottish folklore ever seen the light of day. Now fully reset, complete with its original beautiful illustrations.< Less
Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales By Sir George Douglas
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Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales is a timeless collection of Scottish folklore, legends, and tales which will appeal to readers of all ages. Here you will find stories of the fantastic, the... More > supernatural, the cunning, the hilarious, and the gifted—all finely representative of the Scottish people in all their mannerisms. Divided into seven sections: Nursery Stories; Stories of Animals; Fairy Tales; The Brownie, The Bogle, The Kelpy, Mermen, Demons; Witchcraft; Comic Tales; and Literary Tales; the reader will delight in each tale, focused as they are upon the specifically Scottish nature of the retelling. The stories in this classic volume were compiled from oral traditions and the oldest Scottish writings. Rarely has such a pleasing and complete overview of traditional Scottish folklore ever seen the light of day. Now fully reset, complete with its original beautiful illustrations.< Less
Granny's Ole Wives' Tales, Folk Sayings and Superstitions By Shirley Warren
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Granny is a part of me and a part of many others who lived in the Deep South some 50 years ago or more. Her ancestors were of Scottish & English Descent. She is “overindulged” with... More > superstitions and folktales. This book is a compilation of ‘sayings’ and tales I have heard over the years. Most of them actually came from my Mother and my Grandmother; and are now being retold through Granny. Many of these sayings are commonly known, but may vary with their phrases or even their meanings< Less
Fairy Tails From Folk Lore By Herschel Williams
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European Heritage Series: Book One Fairy Tails from Folk Lore By: Herschel Williams Illustrated By: M.H. Squire Originally Printed 1908 Reproduced By: Printessa This book contains Folk... More > Lore and Fairy Tails of Irish, Scottish, Scandinavian, English, German and Welsh for children and adults alike. This is the first in the series of reproduced stories, folk lore, fairy tales, history and more, to share our and further our children's minds in the knowledge of their European History and Heritage.....< Less
The tale of the unextinguished moon By Andrew Denholm
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The tale of the evil Scottish Bog king who kidnaps the moon. The trees of Scotland take action to get their moon back.
Tricky Women:Tales of Warriors, Wives, and Witches By Elevated Publishing
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Tricky Women: Tales of Warriors, Wives, and Witches explores clever, powerful, feisty, and tricky women who don't conform to society's notions of gender. These women are heroines, villains, and... More > everything in between. Includes folk tales from around the world, work by Emily Dickinson, The Brothers Grimm, Zitkala-Sa, and more!< Less
The Celtic Flame By Bill Coley
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This book is a collection of Folk tales and Celtic stories/Poems I have either written myself, adapted for my own use or used "as-read". They range from the Breton tale of The Ankou, the... More > Breton equivalent of The Grim Reaper to The Lindisfarne Bride, widowed on her wedding day, Ghostly Dancers rising from their graves to have shindigs at each other's "pads",The Cider Presser's Dream, The Callac Cobbler, heroic and foul deeds. A good read for children and adults alike. This is the hardback edition with dust cover.< Less
The Celtic Flame By Bill Coley
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This book is a collection of Folk tales and Celtic stories/Poems I have either written myself, adapted for my own use or used "as-read". They range from the Breton tale of The Ankou, the... More > Breton equivalent of The Grim Reaper to The Lindisfarne Bride, widowed on her wedding day, Ghostly Dancers rising from their graves to have shindigs at each other's "pads",The Cider Presser's Dream, The Callac Cobbler, heroic and foul deeds. A good read for children and adults alike. This is the hardback edition with dust cover.< Less
Best of Gothic Horror Novels: Frankenstein - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Dracula By Mary Shelley et al.
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PLEASE FIND THIS UNIQUE EBOOK: 1. Formatted for e-reader. (Easy navigation) & Font adjustments 2. Contents: Three master novels in gothic & horror literature - Frankenstein; or, The Modern... More > Prometheus by Mary Shelley - The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson (illustrated) - Dracula by Bram Stoker Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley (1797–1851) that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a grotesque but sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a novella by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894) first published in 1886. Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker (1847- 1912). It introduced Count Dracula, and established many conventions of subsequent vampire fantasy.< Less
Skye By Ophelia Finsen
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Half-Scot, half-Swede, Ylva Johansson has been running her solo tour company in Scotland for two years. Settled on the Isle of Skye, she is content with her life: guiding visitors for a living;... More > spending her free time with mismatched friends; soaking up the island wilderness and learning about the local folklore and history. Her settled existence does not get to lie dormant, when two local characters hitch a lift and draw her into an old, forgotten legend of Skye. A tale that was best left rotting in obscurity. A story of a lunatic and an obsessive, and what happens when you find yourself caught between the two.< Less

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