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broonie silkies & fairies

Duncan Williamson

broonie silkies & fairies

travellers" tales

by Duncan Williamson

  • 5 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Canongate in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDuncan Williamson ; illustrated by Alan Herriot.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7
The Physical Object
Pagination157p. :
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22290366M
ISBN 100862410878, 0862411041

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"Broonie, Silkies and Fairies: Travellers Tales" is composed of the following: "The Silkie's Revenge"; "The Broonie on Carra"; "Saltie the Silkie"; "The Taen-Awa"; "Torquil Glen"; "The Lighthouse Keeper"; "Archie and the Little People"; "The Broonie's Curse"; "The Fisherman and his Sons"; "The Tramp and the Boots"; "The Crofter's Mistake"; "The Broonie's Farewell"; and4/5(2).

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The Broonie, Silkies & Fairies. The Broonie, Silkies and Fairies is a collection of traditional oral tales from the travellers of western Scotland, a folk of nomads like the tinkers of Ireland or the Rom/ Broonie silkies & fairies book, as told by traveller Duncan Williamson (–).

“I was reared, born and bred on stories. Broonie, Silkies and Fairies: Travellers Tales Hardcover – 31 Oct. by Duncan Williamson (Author), A. Herriot (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 1 ratingReviews: 1. I highly recommend " Broonie, Silkies and Fairies: Travellers Tales " by Duncan Williamson.

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Alan B. Herriot is the author of The Broonie, Silkies & Fairies ( avg rating, 33 ratings, 3 reviews, published ) and Fireside Tales of the Travel /5(5).

Broonies, silkies, and fairies. Responsibility: Duncan Williamson ; illustrated by Alan Herriot. A brownie or broonie (), also known as a brùnaidh or gruagach (Scottish Gaelic), is a household spirit from British folklore that is said to come out at night while the owners of the house are asleep and perform various chores and farming tasks.

The human owners of the house must leave a bowl of milk or cream or some other offering for the brownie, usually by the hearth. The silkie's revenge --The broonie on Carra --Saltie the silkie --The Taen-Awa --Torquil Glen --The lighthouse keeper --Archie and the little people --The broonie's curse --The fisherman and his sons --The tramp and the boots --The crofter's mistake --The broonie's farewell.

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by. Duncan Williamson, Alan B. Herriot (Illustrator) avg rating — 33 ratings — published — 4 editions. Want to Read/5(51).Duncan Williamson’s most popular book is Tales of the Seal People: Scottish Folk Tales.

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