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    Stories from Wales: Oxford Children's Myths and Legends (Oxford Children's Myths and Legends) (Hardback) By (author) Gwyn Jones

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    DescriptionOxford Children's Myths and Legends bring you the greatest stories ever told, from around the world and long ago. Heroes and villains, witches and wizards, warriors and royalty - there's something here for everyone. These spell-binding tales of love, loyalty, greed and jealousy come from the mountains and valleys of Wales. From Pwyll, the prince of Dyfed, to Arthur's court, they tell of a world where peasants and kings live alongside the folk of the faery, and where reality and enchantment intertwine.


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    Title
    Stories from Wales
    Subtitle
    Oxford Children's Myths and Legends
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gwyn Jones
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 191 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 307 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192728586
    ISBN 10: 019272858X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKW
    BIC E4L: TRD, F7+
    BIC subject category V2: YFJ
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AK
    BIC children’s book marketing category: D3N79
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12500
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Book Type: JF
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC educational purpose qualifier V2: 4KHJ
    Ingram Subject Code: CL
    B&T General Subject: 216
    BISAC V2.8: JUV030050
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: X01800800
    BISAC V2.8: JUV022000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKW
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 398.209429
    LC classification: GR150 .J59 2009
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: 4KHJ, 5AK
    Thema V1.0: YFB, YFJ
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    25 January 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Gwyn Jones was Professor of English Language and Literature at University College, Cardiff. The author of many books including three collections of short stories and A History of the Vikings (1968), he is a translator of The Mabinogion, former editor of The Welsh Review, and the editor of two earlier anthologies of Welsh short stories.
    Review quote
    The eloquent, gusty flamboyance of Gwyn Jones sweeps you along with it. The Irish Press It is beautifully written, combining exquisite grace, charm and humour with the full vigour of the tales ... Here is Gwyn Jones, the story-teller, at his best. The Western Mail