Magic Lands: Legends and Enchantments No. 2

Magic Lands: Legends and Enchantments No. 2

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The author of The Seeing Stone brings us these wonderful folk tales from all over Britain. This tape gives you ten stories of legends and enchantment from the book The Magic Lands. It includes the poetic Butterfly Soul; the amusing Mare's Eggs; Mossycoat, a version of the Cinderella story; The Baker's Daughter, which teaches a good lesson; the unusual tale of a seal made human in The Sea Woman; the Welsh story of The Three Blows; and Three Heads of the Well, where kindness is well rewarded.show more

Product details

  • Audio cassette
  • 106 x 141 x 15mm | 93g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Unabridged
  • 0752851152
  • 9780752851150

About Kevin Crossley-Holland

Kevin Crossley-Holland won the Carnegie Medal in 1985 for Storm. His many notable books for adults and children include poetry, classic retellings and anthologies. He has written and presented many BBC radio programmes and is a frequent speaker at schools and libraries. For some years he held a university post in Minnesota. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. The Seeing Stone won the prestigious Guardian Children's Fiction Prize for 2001 and At The Crossing-Places on a Silver award at the 2001 SWPA Spoken Word Awards. Patience Tomlinson has been a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company. In addition to recording audio books she does poetry recitals, concert narrations and audio tour tapes. Television appearances include Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years.show more

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'Kevin Crossley-Holland is in top form retelling these tales from across Britain, both in the writing and the narration, and he is brilliantly assisted by actors James Macpherson and Patience Tomlinson' DAILY EXPRESSshow more