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Piskies, spriggans, and other magical beings

tales from the Droll-teller

by Shirley Climo

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Cornwall (County)
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- England -- Cornwall (County),
    • Fairies -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Folklore -- England -- Cornwall (County),
    • Fairies -- Fiction.,
    • Fairies.

    • About the Edition

      Retells nine tales about the mortals and magical beings who reside in Cornwall. A discussion of the various magical ones follows each selection.

      Edition Notes

      Statementretold by Shirley Climo ; illustrated by Joyce Audy dos Santos.
      ContributionsZarins, Joyce Audy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.C592 Pi 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 122 p. :
      Number of Pages122
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4405232M
      ISBN 100690040636, 0690040644
      LC Control Number79007839

      Piskies, Spriggans and other magical beings; Tales from the Droll Teller, New York: Thomas Y Crowell. Clark, Keith, The Ghosts of Gloucestershire Clarke, David, Strange South Yorkshire, . After too many years helping to cultivate other people’s ideas, Roberta decided to listen to the little voices in her own mind and began to build magical worlds populated with mystical beings. Roberta is a self-confessed coffeechocoholic and antique jewelry hoarder, and spends her more lucid moments with her family, friends, fellow fantasians.

      anthology Piskies, Spriggans, and Other Magical Beings. Accompanying the tales of magical creatures that haunted the ancient Cornish moors and sea caves are descriptions of each creature's appearance, the kinds of deeds it does, and some sage advice on how to . "The Spriggans are found only in burrows, or detached stones, with which it is unlucky for people to be in. Someone wrote: " This is known, that they were a remarkably mischievous and thievish tribe. If ever a house was robbed, a child kidnapped, cattle carried away, or a building demolished, it was the work of the Spriggans. Whatever commotion took place in earth, air, or water, it was all.

      Patrons: To log in to your account on Koha for the first time, please use your library card number as your password. We strongly encourage you to change your password. 2. Pixies – a pyramid of these cheeky imps stars in Nancy and the Pixies in Storytime Is and The Laughing Pixie is an Arthurian folk tale in Storytime Issue Known locally in Cornwall as ‘piskies’, these diminutive creatures are similar to elves. You can spot them on the moors of Devon, Somerset and Cornwall, where they live in secret places underground.


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Legend has it that in days of old, Piskies, Spriggans, Knockers and other such small people were thought to share the land of the Cornish people. The Cornish Piskey is. Acceptable. Piskies, Spriggans and Other Magical Beings: Tales from the Droll-Teller. Binding: Hardcover. Weight: Lbs. Product Group: Book.

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In her first children's story book, Piskies, Spriggans, and Other Magical Beings: Tales from the Droll-Teller, Climo selects Piskies adapts nine Cornish folk tales filled with magical creatures, surrounding the stories with informative introductions and humorous codas that explain the dialect used and the superstitions presented.

The Cobweb Christmas, illustrated by Joe Lasker. Shirley Climo, whose folkloric adaptations and retellings for children range from picture-books like The Egyptian Cinderella and Tuko and the Birds, to collections such as Piskies, Spriggans, and Other Magical Beings, and A Treasury of Mermaids, turns here to the German legend of the Christmas /5.

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The story of a little old woman, called /5(3). Shirley Climo 'Piskies, SprIggans and other Magical Beings' Thomas Crowell, New York; Sarah L Enys 'Cornsih Drolls' Mayflower, Plymouth; Ruth Manning Saunders 'Peter and the Piskies' OUP Recent Cornish Story Collections. Anna Chorlton 'Cornish Folk Tales of.

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Retold by Shirley Climo. Illustrated by Joyce Audy dos Santos. Crowell pp. US$ interactive models of word recognition is that this book is much more cohesive than many other edited volumes. The chapters actually speak to each other.