Mythical creatures, fairy-tale characters and mysterious goings-on all linked to local places in Sussex. These tales – specially chosen to be enjoyed by 7-11 year old readers – sparkle with magic and explode with adventure. Not only will children love to read them, or listen to them being read, these stories will also stimulate an interest in the county, and help children engage with their own surroundings.
Published in association with The Society for Storytelling and as part of the popular folk tales series, The History Press is delighted to announce the forthcoming release of ‘Sussex Folk Tales for Children’ by Xanthe Gresham Knight and Robin Knight.
The book includes a specially commissioned illustration by Sherry Robinson.
Did you know that if you’re walking the cliff tops you may spot a fiery-eyed stranger? Or that if you’re dancing in the forest and hear a singing in the wind, it must be fairies? Or that if you’re swimming in the sea and feel a tendril winding around your ankle, it’s not seaweed but the hair of a mermaid who wants you to swim with her until the stones turn to sand.
To purchase ‘Sussex Folk Tales for Children or for more information, please visit their website www.thehistorypress.co.uk