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Northumberland Folk Tales

250 pages3 hours


This lively and entertaining collection of folk tales from Northumberland is rich in stories tall and true, ancient and recent, dark and funny, powerful and fantastical. Discover where dragons walked, horses flew, and fairy folk guarded the creatures of the moors. Read about how the Deurgar lures the lost traveler and goads him to an unfortunate fate, and the werms that reside in the wells of unsuspecting villagers. Featuring kings and queens, fairies and giants, witches and warriors, dragons and poachers, the characters in the book are brought to life by professional storyteller Malcolm Green, and are as rugged and powerful as the landscape they stride. Richly illustrated with 30 unique drawings, these enchanting tales will appeal to young and old, and can be enjoyed by readers time and again.

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