Stories From Scotland
Written by Barbara Ker Wilson
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Vivid in their sense of place and taken from the rugged highlands and islands to the tamer border country, telling of mighty heroes, great warriors as well as witches and wizards, these stories are drawn from long, long ago. As a country with so much of a coast line, it is no surprise that the mystery and danger of the sea is a recurrent theme in stories of seal folk and water sprites. But there are stories of magic and trickery on land, too and, behind them all, a sense of the power of the landscape and the dangers that lie within it.
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Stories From Scotland by Barbara Ker Wilson
Oxford Children's Myths and Legends bring you the greatest stories ever told, from around the world and long ago. Heroes and villains, witches and wizards, warriors and royalty - there's something here for everyone. From the Highlands and islands, to the Border country, there are stories from all over Scotland in this wonderful collection.
You'll find tales of Tam Lin the elfin knight, MacCodrum of the Seals and many more - all told with a thrilling sense of adventure and fun.
About the Author
Barbara Ker Wilson
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Oxford University Press
5th February 2009
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