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East Lothian Folk Tales

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An enchanting collection of folk tales retold by a professional storyteller. Storyteller Tim Porteus brings together stories from the rugged coastlines, golden beaches, rolling countryside and dramatic Lammermuir Hills of the ancient county of East Lothian. In this treasure trove of tales you will meet Scottish Kings and Queens, saints and sinners, witches and wizards, ghosts and giants, fools and tricksters - all as fantastical and powerful as the landscape they inhabit. Retold in an engaging style, and richly illustrated with unique line drawings, these humorous, clever and enchanting folk tales are sure to be enjoyed and shared time and again. AUTHOR: Tim Porteus is a professional storyteller who uses traditional folklore and local historical tales to connect people, and enhance a sense of place and identity. He has an MA (Honours) in History, and has told stories in schools, libraries, festivals, sheltered housing and at private functions and gigs for many years. He is an experienced tour guide and storytelling is a central part of this work. As well as writing a weekly column called 'Tim's Tales' for the East Lothian Courier, he has also been involved in storytelling abroad as part of cultural programmes at universities in the Czech Republic and Portugal, and at schools and cultural events in Spain, Germany, Sweden and Slovakia. SELLING POINTS: . Mythical creatures, fairy-tale characters and mysterious goings-on all linked to places in East Lothian . The History Press is the premier contemporary resource for British folk tales . Illustrated with original line drawings . In association with the Scottish Storytelling Centre 30 b/w illustrations

Product code: 9780750980043

ISBN 9780750980043
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW129
Illustrated By Mags MacFarlane
Retold in an engaging style, and richly illustrated with unique line drawings, these humorous, clever and enchanting folk tales are sure to be enjoyed and shared time and again.