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Between Worlds: Folktales of Britain & Ireland

Illustrated by Frances Castle
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd, London, United Kingdom
Published: 4th Oct 2018
Dimensions: w 130mm h 219mm d 40mm
Weight: 490g
Interest age: From 9 to 16 years
ISBN-10: 140638125X
ISBN-13: 9781406381252
Barcode No: 9781406381252
Synopsis
The definitive collection of British and Irish folktales from master storyteller and poet Kevin Crossley-Holland. Rich and strange, these eerie and magical folktales from across Britain and Ireland have been passed down from generation to generation, and are gathered together in a definitive new collection from the master storyteller and winner of the Carnegie Medal, Kevin Crossley-Holland. Dark and funny, lyrical and earthy, these fifty stories are part of an important and enduring historical tradition that dates back hundreds of years. Described by Neil Gaiman as the "master", Crossley-Holland's unforgettable retellings will capture the imagination of readers young and old alike.

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"[...] a magnificent collection of folktales." * The Guardian * "One of our best chroniclers of myths and legends" * i newspaper * "Perfect fireside reading." * The Financial Times * "With shadowy, evocative illustrations this is a wonderful volume for the whole family to curl up with on a cold winter's evening." * The Daily Mail * "Between Worlds is one to keep, and Kevin Crossley-Holland's clean bright direct language is the reason it's a keeper." * Society for Storytelling *