Lancashire Folk Tales
Released 1st June 2014
Published by The History Press
Available from The History Press
These lively and entertaining folk tales from one of Britainâ€™s most diverse counties are vividly retold by writer, storyteller and poet Jennie Bailey and storyteller, writer, psychotherapist and shamanic guide David England. Take a fantasy journey around Lancashire, the Phantom Voice at Southport, the Leprechauns of Liverpool and the famous hanging of Pendle Witches at Lancaster, to the infamous Miss Whiplash at Clitheroe. Â Enjoy a rich feast of local tales, a vibrant and unique mythology, where pesky boggarts, devouring dragons, villainous knights,venomous beasts and even the Devil himself stalk the land. Â Beautifully illustrated by local artists Jo Lowes and Adelina Pintea, these tales bring to life the landscape of the countyâ€™s narrow valleys, medieval forests and treacherous sands.