A Bag of Moonshine

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HarperCollins Children's Books, 2002 - Children's stories, English - 144 pages
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Stunning new CollinsVoyager edition of Alan Garner's collection of folklore.

Boggarts and gowks, fools and hobgoblins are only some of the strange and wonderful creatures in A Bag of Moonshine - a veritable treasure trove of stories chosen from the folklore of England and Wales.

There are 22 tales in all, beautifully illustrated in black and whitel by prize-winning illustrator Patrick Lynch.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Twenty-two more British fairy tales, retold by a master storyteller noted for his scrupulous rendering and poetic use of dialects. Most of these brief tales are variants of the familiar, recognizable ... Read full review

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User Review  - sirfurboy - LibraryThing

This book contains a bunch of short stories. Some of the stories I enjoyed - many I did not. However that criticism should be tempered by oting I am not a huge fan of the short story form - I find them very hit and miss, and for me that summed this book up too. Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Alan Garner was born in Cheshire, where he still lives today. His first book, The Weirdstone of Brisingamen, was published in 1960. He was awarded the OBE for services to children's literature in the 2001 New Year Honours list

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