Kent Folk Tales
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Kent Folk Tales

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These traditional stories and local legends have been handed down by storytellers for centuries. As folk tales reveal a lot about the people who invented them, this book provides a link to the ethics and way of life of generations of Kentish people. Herein you will find the intriguing tales of Brave Mary of Mill Hill, King Herla, the Pickpockets of Sturry, the Wantsum Wyrm and the Battle of Sandwich, to name but a few. These captivating stories, brought to life with a collection of unique illustrations, will be enjoyed by readers time and again. Tony Cooper has been a full-time storyteller for the past twenty-five years. He attends regular storytelling events, with a particular favourite being the Winter Tales Festival, 'a dark evening of storytelling and object theatre for adults' held in his hometown of Sandwich.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 121.92 x 195.58 x 17.78mm | 204.12g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752459333
  • 9780752459332
  • 800,713

About Tony Cooper

Tony Cooper had a varied career before becoming a full-time storyteller 25 years ago. Tony attends regular storytelling events, and has been interviewed as a "fascinating local" on BBC Radio Kent. He also holds events with The Theatre of the Small.show more

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