Varla Ventura, fan favorite on Huffington Post’s Weird News, frequent guest on Coast to Coast, and bestselling author of The Book of the Bizarre and Beyond Bizarre, introduces a new Weiser Books Collection of forgotten crypto-classics. Magical Creatures is a hair-raising herd of affordable digital editions, curated with Varla’s affectionate and unerring eye for the fantastic.
Excerpted from the English folklorist Andrew Lang's greater collection, these delightful tales of goblin ponies and little gray men are introduced by self-declared fairy hunter and goblinproofer Reginald Bakeley.
About the Author
Andrew Lang was a Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales, in particular for his Colour Fairy Books series.
Reginald Bakeley is best known for his longstanding editorship of Phooka, The Journal of the Overland Mallet Club and as author of the forthcoming Conari Press title: Goblinproofing One's Chicken Coop: And Other Practical Advice in Our Campaign Against the Fairy Kingdom. An avid sportsman and defender of rural life, Bakeley has devoted himself to public awareness and management of fairy populations throughout Britain. Visit him at goblinproofing.com
Varla Ventura is the author of The Book of the Bizarre and Beyond Bizarre, and a lover of all things strange, freaky, and terrifying. She is the curator of the Weiser Magical Creatures and Paranormal Parlor series of e-books. Visit her at the Blog of the Bizarre: varlaventura.wordpress.com/
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
"Okay." She smiles. "So let me just post this and get rid of the evidence of our conversation."
The goblen pony has the body of a pony and haof of a girl shout up srooy i did not mean to rude