British Folk Tales and Legends: A Sampler

British Folk Tales and Legends: A Sampler

by Katharine Briggs, Briggs Katharin
     
 

In 1970 Katharine Briggs published in four volumes the vast and authoritative Dictionary of British Folktales and Legends to wide acclaim. This sampler comprises the very best of those tales and legends. Gathered within, readers will find an extravagance of beautiful princesses and stout stable boys, sour-faced witches and kings with hearts of gold. Each

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In 1970 Katharine Briggs published in four volumes the vast and authoritative Dictionary of British Folktales and Legends to wide acclaim. This sampler comprises the very best of those tales and legends. Gathered within, readers will find an extravagance of beautiful princesses and stout stable boys, sour-faced witches and kings with hearts of gold. Each tale is a masterpiece of storytelling, from the hilarious 'Three Sillies' to the delightfully macabre 'Sammle's Ghost'.

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'Katharine Briggs is the magic mirror on the wall. Ask her what you will.' - Richard Adams
Daily Telegraph
Katherine M. Briggs has done a wonderful job of bringing all these old stories together.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415286022
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/29/2002
Series:
Routledge Classics Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
390
Sales rank:
918,858
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
1190L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

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