Botanical Folk Tales

This collection of folk tales takes you on a green and leafy journey around the British Isles.

Botanical Folk Tales

The islands of Britain and Ireland hold a rich heritage of plant folklore and wisdom, from the magical yew tree to the bad-tempered dandelion. Here are traditional tales about the trees and plants that shape our landscapes and our lives through the seasons. They explore the complex relationship between people and plants, in lowlands and uplands, fields, bogs, moors, woodlands and towns.Suitable for all ages, this is an essential collection of stories for anyone interested in botany, the environment and our living heritage.

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Botanical Folk Tales
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Lisa Schneidau
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-19 - Publisher:

The islands of Britain and Ireland hold a rich heritage of plant folklore and wisdom, from the magical yew tree to the bad-tempered dandelion. Here are traditional tales about the trees and plants that shape our landscapes and our lives through the seasons. They explore the complex relationship between people
Botanical Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Lisa Schneidau
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-19 - Publisher: The History Press

The islands of Britain and Ireland hold a rich heritage of plant folklore and wisdom, from the magical yew tree to the bad-tempered dandelion. Here are traditional tales about the trees and plants that shape our landscapes and our lives through the seasons. They explore the complex relationship between people
Der Stein von Duncton
Language: en
Pages: 597
Authors: William Horwood
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Klett-Cotta

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Woodland Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Lisa Schneidau
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-30 - Publisher: The History Press

Once upon a time, most of Britain and Ireland was covered in woodland. Many of the trees have been cleared, but our connection with the wildwood remains. It is a place of danger, adventure and transformation, where anything could happen. Here is a collection of traditional folk tales of oak,
Folk Tales of Rock and Stone
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Jenny Moon
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-07 - Publisher: The History Press

From caverns deep underground to sky-high mountains, the rocks and stones all around us are ancient. Greedy oni lurk in a cave in Japan; a stonecutter becomes a mountain; and a story of romance, revenge and tragedy plays out on the face of a plate. Revealing hidden fossils, gemstones, folklore