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Folklore, myths & legends books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Folklore, myths & legends category. Presented with a red border are the Folklore, myths & legends books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

The Story of World Mythologies by Terri-Ann White The Story of World Mythologies


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

The Iliad (Wisehouse Classics Edition) by Homer The Iliad (Wisehouse Classics Edition)


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

The Odyssey (Wisehouse Classics Edition) by Homer The Odyssey (Wisehouse Classics Edition)


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Peterborough Folklore by Francis Young Peterborough Folklore


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Monsters by Derrick Jensen Monsters


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Folksongs from the Mountains of Iran Culture, Poetics and Everyday Philosophies by Erika Friedl Folksongs from the Mountains of Iran Culture, Poetics and Everyday Philosophies

An ethnographic study of the folksongs and local people from the Boir Ahmad in the Zagros Mountains of West Iran
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Ye'll No Sell Your Hen on a Rainy Day and other canny Scottish proverbs by Allan Ramsay Ye'll No Sell Your Hen on a Rainy Day and other canny Scottish proverbs

A collection of proverbs in the original Scots, and translated into English covering family, work, money, self-Improvement and food and drink amongst other topics. Scots proverbs tell it like it is, and provide advice for a myriad of situations. This...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Pagan's Progress: A Ge-ography Primer by Michael Dames Pagan's Progress: A Ge-ography Primer

In an age of ecological turbulence, our understanding of the hills, rivers and fields we live amongst is more critical than ever. But what strange mysteries might the academic study of geography conceal from us, and what relationships to the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2017

Coming Soon

Selene The Moon Goddess and the Cave Oracle by Steve Moore Selene The Moon Goddess and the Cave Oracle

Waxing and waning and reborn with each new month, the Moon has always been the supreme symbol of cyclical change in the western world. Metaphorical representations of the Moon's goddess also seem to undergo similar changes, each new century reinventing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

County Durham Folk Tales by Adam Bushnell County Durham Folk Tales

Storyteller Adam Bushnell brings together stories from the rugged coastlines, limestone cliffs, remote moorland, pastoral dales and settled coalfields of County Durham.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

The World of Lore, Volume 1: Monstrous Creatures by Aaron Mahnke The World of Lore, Volume 1: Monstrous Creatures

A fascinating, beautifully illustrated guide to the monsters that are part of our collective psyche, from the host of the hit podcast Lore
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

The World of Lore, Volume 1: Monstrous Creatures by Aaron Mahnke The World of Lore, Volume 1: Monstrous Creatures


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2017

The Riddle in the Tale Riddles and Riddle Folk Tales by Taffy Thomas The Riddle in the Tale Riddles and Riddle Folk Tales

This book includes both magical riddle tales and simple riddle challenges, with clues and answers hidden in intricate illustrations. Discover how the farmer saved his daughter by solving the fairies' riddles or how the old hen wife helped the two...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Myths in Minutes by Neil Philip Myths in Minutes

The world's great fables, sagas and legends dramatically retold
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Where There's a Will There's a Way Japanese Proverbs and Their English Equivalents by Primrose Arnander, Ritsuko Yamada Nishimae Where There's a Will There's a Way Japanese Proverbs and Their English Equivalents
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This latest title in the hugely popular series of proverbs from around the world focuses on the richness of Japanese culture and language and highlights the uncanny similarity of inherited wisdom between the East and West.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

The Faerie Handbook An Enchanting Compendium of Literature, Lore, Art, Recipes, and Projects by The Editors of Faerie Magazine The Faerie Handbook An Enchanting Compendium of Literature, Lore, Art, Recipes, and Projects

In this exquisite anthology, Editor in Chief Carolyn Turgeon and the editors of Faerie Magazine welcome you into an enchanted realm rich with myth, mystery, romance, and abundant natural beauty. Organized into four sections-Flora and Fauna, Fashion and Beauty, Arts...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/11/2017

Fairy & Folk Tales of Ireland by W. B. Yeats Fairy & Folk Tales of Ireland


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Occult London by Merlin Coverley Occult London


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/11/2017

Wee Folk Tales by Donald Smith Wee Folk Tales

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Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Other books in this genre

The Caribbean Story Finder A Guide to 438 Tales from 24 Nations and Territories, Listing Subjects and Sources by Sharon Barcan Elswit The Caribbean Story Finder A Guide to 438 Tales from 24 Nations and Territories, Listing Subjects and Sources

The Caribbean islands have a vibrant oral folklore. In Jamaica, the clever spider Anansi, who outsmarts stronger animals, is a symbol of triumph by the weak over the powerful. The fables of the foolish Juan Bobo, who tries to bring...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2017

The Dark Side of Japan Ancient Black Magic, Folklore, Ritual by Antony, MA Cummins The Dark Side of Japan Ancient Black Magic, Folklore, Ritual
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A fascinating collection of folktales, ritual black magic, protection spells, monsters and other dark interpretations of life and death from Japanese folklore.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Aliens, God, and the Bible A Theological Speculative Study of the Bibles Alien Mysteries by Joel Curtis Graves Aliens, God, and the Bible A Theological Speculative Study of the Bibles Alien Mysteries

Bridge the Christian religion-science gap as The Reverend Doctor Joel Graves explores what the Bible says, what it means, and what it might meanespecially in the near future. This theological speculative study of the Bible takes the reader into the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

The Witch A History of Fear, from Ancient Times to the Present by Ronald Hutton The Witch A History of Fear, from Ancient Times to the Present

Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe's history
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

British Fairies by John Kruse British Fairies


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

The Legend of the Siete infantes de Lara by Virginia Terrell Lathrop The Legend of the Siete infantes de Lara

The legend of the Siete infantes de Lara has rarely been a part of the Spanish curriculum in American universities, mainly because of the lack of reliable and informative texts on the subject. This volume comprises a study of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

The Land of the Green Man A Journey Through the Supernatural Landscapes of the British Isles by Carolyne Larrington The Land of the Green Man A Journey Through the Supernatural Landscapes of the British Isles

Beyond its housing estates and identikit high streets there is another Britain. This is the Britain of mist-drenched forests and unpredictable sea-frets: of wraith-like fog banks, druidic mistletoe and peculiar creatures that lurk, half-unseen, in the undergrowth, tantalising and teasing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

Giants on Record America'S Hidden History, Secrets in the Mounds and the Smithsonian Files by Jim (Jim Vieira) Vieira, Hugh (Hugh Newman) Newman Giants on Record America'S Hidden History, Secrets in the Mounds and the Smithsonian Files
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Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2017

Aurelia Art and Literature Through the Mouth of the Fairy Tale by Carol Mavor Aurelia Art and Literature Through the Mouth of the Fairy Tale

In Aurelia, Carol Mavor reads the world of literature and art through the lens of the fairy tale.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2017

Haunted Fells Point by Mike Carter, Julia Dray Haunted Fells Point
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The narrow streets and ancient pubs of historic Fells Point are filled with the spirits of the past. Pirates, privateers, sailors, smugglers and a host of others refused to let death change their address. Walk with Edward Fell in the...
Format: eBook - Released: 26/06/2017

Catarina the Wise and Other Wondrous Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales by Giuseppe Pitre Catarina the Wise and Other Wondrous Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales

Well, gentlemen, here's a tale that people have told time and again ...So begins the title story in this collection of fifty Sicilian folk and fairy tales edited and translated by noted folklore scholar Jack Zipes. But while some of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/06/2017

Unveiled Mysteries by Godfre Ray King Unveiled Mysteries

IT WAS through Saint Germain's assistance that I was privileged to have the experiences recorded in this series of books, and that permission has been granted for them to be put in a form which can be given to the...
Format: eBook - Released: 05/06/2017

Haunted Put-In-Bay by William G. Krejci Haunted Put-In-Bay

Behind Put-in-Bay's breathtaking scenery and wild nightlife is a side of the island that will make your hair stand on end. Passersby claim to see the ghost of assistant lighthouse keeper Sam Anderson, who jumped to his death in the...
Format: eBook - Released: 29/05/2017

Astronaut Gods of the Maya by Erich von Daniken Astronaut Gods of the Maya

A visual tour of the evidence for ancient astronauts in Mesoamerica*; Includes more than 200 full-color photographs from the author's personal archives*; Details the astronaut technology--helmets, tanks, hoses, keyboards, rockets--clearly illustrated in stone carvings and statues from Mesoamerican sites such...
Format: eBook - Released: 25/05/2017

American Indian Fairy Tales by Margaret Compton American Indian Fairy Tales


Format: Hardback - Released: 24/05/2017

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