PRODUCT CODE: 9781398808065 Irish

Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs
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A definitive collection of stories from Celtic folklore told by a master storyteller.

Drawing on the wonderful mythology of Ireland from traditional tales handed down in Gaelic through the generations, Celtic Fairy Tales features wondrous magic, beguiling witchcraft, conniving leprechauns, terrifying sea monsters and gallant heroes.

This volume features 26 charming tales, including:
- The Shepherd of Myddvai
- The Story of Deirdre
- The Sea-Maiden
- Beth Gellert
- The Battle of the Birds

About the Author:
Joseph Jacobs
(1854-1916) was an Australian folklorist and translator who published several collections of fairy tales including English Fairy Tales, Celtic Fairy Tales and Indian Fairy Tales. During his lifetime, he was regarded as one of the world's leading experts on English folklore. --This text refers to the paperback edition.