Anthology of English Folk Tales


Publisher: The History Press

Publication Date: February 01, 2017

ISBN: 9780750970433

Binding: Hardback

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Carefully selected stories from the celebrated Folk Tales series have been gathered here for this special volume. Herein lies a treasure trove of tales from a wealth of talented storytellers performing in the country today. From hidden chapels and murderous vicars to travelling fiddlers and magical shape-shifters, this book celebrates the distinct character of England's different customs, beliefs and dialects, and is a treat for all who enjoy a good yarn. AUTHOR: The authors are all professional storytellers active in their respective areas, and all have previously published a volume of Folk Tales for The History Press. Some notable contributors include Taffy Thomas, the first storytelling laureate, and Hugh Lupton, who has long been an important name in this field. Each author is well versed in performance and experienced in book signings and launch events. They each live in the area they write about. SELLING POINTS: Stories carefully selected to represent all areas of the country and a variety of themes All contributors are professional storytellers with a flair for retelling traditional tales The History Press is the premier contemporary resource for British folk tales Published in association with The Society for Storytelling