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The Anthology of English Folk Tales
The Anthology of English Folk Tales

The Anthology of English Folk Tales

Folk Tales series


192 Pages, 5 x 7.75

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $18.95 (US $18.95) (CA $24.95)

Publication Date: June 2019

ISBN 9780750990042

Rights: US & CA

The History Press (Jun 2019)

Price: $18.95


The best folk stories collected from all around the United Kingdom, told by an all-star cast of professional storytellers

This enchanting collection of stories gathers together folk tales from across England in one special volume. Drawn from The History Press' popular Folk Tales series, herein lies a treasure trove of tales from a wealth of talented storytellers performing in the country today, including prominent figures Taffy Thomas MBE, Hugh Lupton, and Helen East. From hidden chapels and murderous vicars to traveling fiddlers and magical shape-shifters, this book celebrates the distinct character of England's different customs, beliefs, and dialects, and is a treat for all who enjoy a good yarn.

Author Biography

The various authors are all professional storytellers active in their respective areas, and each has previously published a volume of Folk Tales for The History Press. Some notable contributors include Taffy Thomas, who was the first storytelling laureate, and Hugh Lupton, who has long been an important name in this field. Each author is well versed in performance and experienced in book signings and launch events.