The Book of English Folk Tales, Hardback Book

The Book of English Folk Tales Hardback

Illustrated by John Lawrence


In The Book of English Folk Tales, master storyteller, social historian and folklorist Sybil Marshall has collected the essential English folk tales, vividly retelling stories of giants, dragons, fairies, saints, ghosts, and the Devil for readers of all ages.

Just as the Brothers Grimm created the preeminent collection of German fairy tales, Sybil Marshall has assembled here the best of English folklore.

The Book of English Folk Tales presents a rich, robust world filled with dark and fantastical characters and features intricate wood engraved illustrations by esteemed English illustrator John Lawrence, making it the perfect addition to every home and school library.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Overlook Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Folklore, myths & legends
  • ISBN: 9780715650103



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