The Irish Fairy Book

The Irish Fairy Book

by Alfred Percival Graves
     
 

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Leprechauns, fairies, and other mythical figures inhabit this entertaining collection of Irish fairy lore. The rich and representative collection of 43 tales and poems includes "The Stolen Child," a beguiling poem by William Butler Yeats; "The King of the Black Desert," by poet, scholar, and statesman Douglas Hyde; Lady Jane Wilde's "The Horned Women" and "The

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Leprechauns, fairies, and other mythical figures inhabit this entertaining collection of Irish fairy lore. The rich and representative collection of 43 tales and poems includes "The Stolen Child," a beguiling poem by William Butler Yeats; "The King of the Black Desert," by poet, scholar, and statesman Douglas Hyde; Lady Jane Wilde's "The Horned Women" and "The Demon Cat," as well as works by Joseph Campbell, Jeremiah Curtin, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Patrick Kennedy, and other distinguished writers.
A valuable resource for students of Celtic lore, The Irish Fairy Book offers hours of enchanted reading for lovers of folktales.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486442112
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
07/26/2005
Series:
Celtic, Irish Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.93(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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