Irish wonders: the ghosts, giants, pookas, demons, leprechawns, banshees, fairies, witches, widows, and other marvels of the Emerald Isle :popular tales as told by the people
Celtic lore holds a wealth of colorful characters beyond the famed leprechaun. And this gathering of late 19th century traditional folk tales brings together the best of the Emerald Isle's fabled denizens. The Banshee, Satan's Cloven Hoof, The Henpecked Giant, and—of course—The Leprechaun, all weave their spellbinding magic in the classic tradition of Irish storytelling in the pages of enchanting treasury. Illustrated throughout with 65 beautiful pen-and-ink drawings. 240 pages.
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