Celtic fairy tales: retold with an introduction by Neil Philip

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Viking, Oct 1, 1999 - Fiction - 137 pages
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An illustrated collection of twenty stories from many Celtic regions, including "The Battle of the Birds, "Finn MacCool and the Scotch Giant," and "The Ship that Went to America."

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User Review  - Handan - Goodreads

I found a copy of this book in a charity shop in the UK while I was studying abroad. The artwork caught my eye, we all know I'm a sucker for fairy tales, and it was only two pounds. So I bought it as ... Read full review

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Loved the stories, but the illustrations were also beautiful. Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Neil Philip has edited more than a dozen anthologies and books for children, including The Penguin Book of English Folktales, A New Treasury of Poetry, The Adventures of Odysseus, The Illustrated Book of Myths, and Christmas Fairy Tales.

Isabelle Brent has illustrated many books for children, including editions of Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, and Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories. She lives in Dorset, England, with her husband.

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