Celtic Memories

Caitlin Matthews, Author, Caitlin Matthews, Retold by, Olwyn Whelan, Illustrator Barefoot Books $19.99 (80p) ISBN 978-1-84148-097-8
An array of folklore from Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Brittany, and the Isle of Man comprises Celtic Memories retold by Caitlin Matthews, illus. by Olwyn Whelan. In ""The Boy Who Didn't Know,"" a young man travels on a wise, magical mare; ""The Cailleach of the Snows"" tells of a girl named Bride's quest to overthrow the harsh winter of the Cailleach. These stories and poems tell of ordinary lives touched by spirits, enchantments and magical encounters. ( Sept.)
Reviewed on: 08/01/2003
Release date: 08/01/2003
Genre: Children's
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