Celtic Fairy Tales

Paperback | June 1, 1968

byJoseph Jacobs

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This affordable volume features 26 enchanting stories assembled from Welsh, Scottish, and Irish sources, including "King O'Toole and His Goose," "The Lad with the Goat Skin, "The Sea Maiden," and many more. The stories are accompanied by 46 illustrations from their original editions.

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The two volumes of Celtic folk tales collected by the leading British folklorist Joseph Jacobs (1854-1916) introduced the children of the world to the special vision and color, the unique magic of the Celtic folk imagination.

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This affordable volume features 26 enchanting stories assembled from Welsh, Scottish, and Irish sources, including "King O'Toole and His Goose," "The Lad with the Goat Skin, "The Sea Maiden," and many more. The stories are accompanied by 46 illustrations from their original editions.

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The two volumes of Celtic folk tales collected by the leading British folklorist Joseph Jacobs (1854-1916) introduced the children of the world to the special vision and color, the unique magic of the Celtic folk imagination.

While other collectors of English folk tales rewrote or left out the crude language of the originals, Joseph Jacobs brought the vigor of colloquial English into his folk tale collections, and such memorable phrases as Fee-fi-fo-fum and chinny chin chin remain the strength of his contributions. Jacobs was born in Sydney, Australia, and ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:267 pages, 8.5 × 5.38 × 0.68 inPublished:June 1, 1968Publisher:Dover Publications

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486218260

ISBN - 13:9780486218267

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 11

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The two volumes of Celtic folk tales collected by the leading British folklorist Joseph Jacobs (1854-1916) introduced the children of the world to the special vision and color, the unique magic of the Celtic folk imagination.