About the book

lancsfolktales-bookcoverLancashire Folk Tales

by Jennie Bailey & David England

Released 1st June 2014

ISBN 978-0-7424-8993-3

Published by The History Press

Available from The History Press

These lively and entertaining folk tales from one of Britain’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.  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.  Beautifully illustrated by local artists Jo Lowes and Adelina Pintea, these tales bring to life the landscape of the county’s narrow valleys, medieval forests and treacherous sands.

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