#FolkloreThursday talks to Beatrice Blue, author and illustrator of ‘Once Upon a Unicorn Horn’, a magical book for children from First Editions, Frances Lincoln Children’s Books.
The folklore attached to the seas and rivers of the world is plentiful, filled with wondrous creatures and beguiling tales. There are some places, however, that a cautious reader would do best to avoid: here are the top five watery locations featured in Treasury of Folklore – Seas and Rivers to steer well clear of.
Chris Kullstroem delves into the world of monsters, their cultural festivals and scare tourism…
The early sirens, the ones Odysseus encountered, were not fish at all but bird-women, but they had those great siren qualities – bewitching songs and the will to lure the unwitting to a bad end.
Dr. Bob Curran reviews “Magical Folk”, a new book edited by Simon Young and Ceri Houlbrook, which explores a range of fairy folklore from across the world.