Lanarkshire Folk Tales
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Lanarkshire Folk Tales

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From a cantankerous brownie in Dolphinton to the vampire with iron teeth who terrorised Glasgow, this collection of tales spans fourteen centuries of Lanarkshire's history and happenings. Here you will find the legends of William Wallace's love and loss in Lanark and Saint Mungo's bitter feud with the Pagan hierarchy and Druids, alongside totemic animals, unique Scottish flora and fauna, warlocks, herb-wives and elfin trickery.


Allison Galbraith combines storytelling expertise with two decades of folklore research to present this beguiling collection of Lanarkshire stories, suitable for adults and older children.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 12.7mm | 244.94g
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 30 Illustrations, black and white
  • 0750978880
  • 9780750978880
  • 819,239

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"A myriad of myths and legends are uncovered in its many pages - from a cantankerous brownie in Dolphinton to the vampire with iron teeth who terrorised Glasgow" "This book has been a revelation. The snippets of domestic history are fascinating."
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About Allison Galbraith

Allison Galbraith has worked for thirty years as a performer and teacher. Her storytelling career took off in 1992 in Scotland - her family's homeland. She now combines her passion for wildlife conservation with gathering and retelling folk tales. Having lived in the Clyde Valley for sixteen years and completing an MA in Scottish Folklore at Glasgow University, she has performed all over Lanarkshire and beyond - sharing the rich and diverse treasure trove of local stories. She lives in South Lanarkshire.
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