You can now place requests for physical library materials on this website. Be advised that items recently returned to the library may continue to appear on your account for a few days. For the safety of library customers and staff, returned materials are quarantined for a minimum of 96 hours before they are checked in. Please contact your local library for hold pickup instructions, or to ask any questions about returned items.

The Library Catalog will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance from 6 PM on Sunday, October 25 until 6 AM on Monday, October 26. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Scottish folk and fairy tales

Format: Print Book 2000
Availability: Unavailable 0 of 1 copy
Unavailable (1)
Location Collection Status
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction CHECKED OUT
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
Summary
Brownies, kelpies, mermen, trolls, and other supernatural creatures magically appear in a series of delightful tales to assist, annoy, and otherwise meddle in the lives of simple Scottish country folk.
Contents
Three green men of Glen Nevis
Story of the white pet
Milk-white doo
Croodin doo
Cattie sits in the liln-ring
Marriage of Robin Redbreast and the Wren
Tempted lady
Fause knight and the wee boy Strange visitor
Strange visitor
Rashin-coatie
Fox outwitted
Fox troubled with fleas
Fox and the bag-pipes
Fox's stratagem
Fox and the wrens
Fox and the cock
How the wolf lost his tail
Frog and the crow
Grouse cock and his wife
Eagle and the wren
Wren's presumption
Two foxes
Bee and the mouse
Two mice
Alexander Jones
Fairies of Scotland
Fairy and the miller's wife
Sir Godfrey Macculloch
Laird o'Co'
Habitrot
Tulman
Isle of Pabaidh
Sanntraigh
Water fairies
Fairy transportation
Poor man of Peatlaw
Fairy boy of Leith
Mind the crooked finger
Two young ploughmen
Smith and the fairies
Lothian farmer's wife
Redemption from fairy land
Fairy and the Bible-reader
Thom and Willie
Gloaming bucht
Faithful pursebearer
Scottish Brownie
Brownie of Bodsbeck
Brownie and the thievish maids
Bogle
Doomed rider
Graham of Morphie
Fisherman and the merman
Mermaid wife
Seal-catcher's adventure
Mermaid of Knockdolion
Young Laird of Lorntie
Nuckelavee
Two shepherds
Fatlips
Silly mutton
Macgillichallum of Razay
Witch of Laggan
Blacksmith's wife of Yarrowfoot
Miller of Holdean
Ronaldson of Bowden
Farmer's wife of Deloraine
Laird Harry Gilles
Missing web
Witches of Delnabo
Brazen brogues
Wee Bunnock
Shifty lad
Lothian Tom
Ploughman's glory
Witty exploits of Mr. George Buchanan
Haunted ships
Elphin Irving
Cousin Mattie
Rat hall.

Additional Information
Subjects Tales -- Scotland.
Fairy tales -- Scotland.
Publisher Mineola, N.Y. :Dover,2000
Contributors Douglas, George, 1856-1935.
Language English
Notes Originally published: Scottish fairy and folk tales. London : W. Scott, [1901?].
Description 360 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
ISBN 0486411400 (pbk.)
9780486411408 (pbk.)
Other Classic View