Celtic Tales

Fairy Tales and Stories of Enchantment from Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, and Wales

Author: Kate Forrester

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452152845

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

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The traditional stories of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, and Wales transport us to the fantastical world of Celtic folklore. Translated and transcribed by folklorists in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the 16 stories in this compilation conjure forgotten realms and rare magical creatures in vivid prose. These timeless tales brim with wit and magic, and each one is brought to life with elegant silhouette art by Kate Forrester in this special illustrated edition.

Celtic Myths and Legends

Author: Joanne Randolph

Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1502632810

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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The ancient Celts developed a rich oral tradition that recounted stories of conquest, magic, and powerful deities. Bards sang of an afterlife called the Otherworld, revealing much about their religious beliefs. This exciting book includes the most important stories from ancient Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and the Isle of Man. The book also describes the dramatic rise and fall of the Celts.