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Folk tales of Devon

V. Day Sharman

Folk tales of Devon

by V. Day Sharman

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Published by Nelosn in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementV. Day Sharman ; drawings by Drake Brookshaw.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 165p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19769675M

Read "Devonshire Folk Tales" by Michael Dacre available from Rakuten Kobo. Devon is a county rich in history and folklore, the roots of which lie in the beliefs of ancient Celtic inhabitants. Lon.   ‘Devon Tales’ launched! Members' writing Ap Comments: 4 Torbay U3A Creative Writing Group members celebrated the publication of an anthology of their work with a ‘Book Launch Lunch’ at the Devon Dumpling, Shiphay, thus combining two of their favourite pursuits – writing and having a good time.

Children's books Fairy tales: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Coxhead, J.R. Devon traditions and fairy-tales. Exmouth, Raleigh Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J R Coxhead. Use these resources to teach students about folklore, have them analyze folktales that have been passed down from one generation to the next, and tell one of their own! Grades PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8.

It was a line followed by Devon fishing folk as early as the s, when communities would spend the summer season working in the rich fishing waters off Newfoundland. When Devonian explorer Sir Humphrey Gilbert sailed from Plymouth to St John’s and annexed Newfoundland for Queen Elizabeth I in , it became England’s first colony. Books 1; Kids 2; Fairy Tales & Folklore by Region - Kids 3; Refine by. Prices. Under $5; $5 - $10; $10 - $25; $25 - $50; Over $50; Formats. Paperback; Hardcover; NOOK Book; Board Book; Other Format; Multimedia Set; Pop Up Book; BN Exclusive; Large Print; Audio CD; Audio MP3 on CD; Fairy Tales & Folklore by Region - Kids: Books. 1 - 20 of


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Price New from Used from Hardcover, Import "Please retry" — — — Paperback "Please retry" $ $/5(1). Buy Folk Tales of Devon by Sharman, V. Day (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Buy Devon Folk Tales for Children by Jane-Grey, Leonie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 17 cm: Contents: The parson and the clerk --The surprising hat --Disbelieving Jane --West Country May Day carol --The Lady Isabella's ring --The fairy ointment --The calling of Jan Coo --The tulip pixies --Lady Howard's coach --Gran Partridge's pixie --The woodcutter and the ploughman --The building of Guile Bridge --The dream of.

Folk Tales of Devon. Day Sharman. Buried Treasure - The Cockoo - By Bell, Book and Candel - Thr Folk tales of Devon book Castle - Ghosts of the Moor and Sea - The Washerwomen's Surprise - The Candel of Bridgergule - How to Catch a Pixie - The Bell of Ottery - The Ringers of Torrington A Parcel of Old Tales - Bronescombe's Loaf and Cheese - The Sain of.

Folk Tales of Devon by V. Day Sharman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   From goblins tinkering in old ore mines to a changeling hare-woman, Devon Folk Tales for Children is a collection of tales from storyteller and artist Leonie Jane-Grey.

Published by The History Press, the stories take readers on a wild and magical adventure through the ancient lands of Devon.

What we thought of the book. I have a great fondness for Devon, having grown up in the South West. The Folklore of Devon is organised into chapters and sections that are each devoted to a specific area of legend and myth. The Devil seems to have a special place in Devon folklore, and many of the stories collected in this book involve someone who either makes or tries to get out of a deal with Old Scratch/5.

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Devon spent her early years sitting behind couches and reading. Her love of fairy tales sprouted into a love of adventure, magic, science fiction, romance, mystery and anything else she could get her hands on. Devon wrote her first story when she was six years old.

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Folk Tales of Orissa. Ramendra Kumar. Children's Book Trust, - Tales - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book.A folktale (also spelled folk tale) is a story or legend forming part of an oral tradition.

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