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Delightfully funny folktale compendium written and compiled by Jem Roberts revisiting classic folktales and reinterpreting them for a 21st century audience. Featuring famous heroes such as Dick Whittington, Robin Hood and King Arthur to the lesser known, but no less entertaining, Mollie Whuppie, Bran the Blessed and Jack O'Kent. Something for everyone of all ages in this lively collection.

The magic of Roald Dahl meets the anarchy of Terry Jones via the energy of Rik Mayall. An updated Brothers Grimm for British folklore - with every tale lovely rooted in the landscape of the UK. A tourist guide is provided for every tale, encouraging everyone to visit the places where each story..."really" happened. 

"Jem's research is flawless and the results are readable, illuminating and delightful." (Stephen Fry)

©2019 Jem Roberts (P)2020 Rakkit Productions Ltd

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Folk tales for modern folk

Absolutely brilliant! Buy it for you and a copy for every child you know!