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Leprechauns are an integral part of Irish mythology, featuring in many folk tales and legends. Their short temper and stature, renowned skill as shoemakers and tinkers and wizened features have fascinated mankind for centuries. Now The Leprechaun Companion provides the first fully comprehensive guide to their secret world, revealing helpful hints on how to deal with leprechauns, what to say (and not to say), and how to find their crocks of gold. Among many other intriguing insights, The Leprechaun Companion looks at: - Leprechaun fashion, and what the well dressed leprechaun will be wearing this year. - Keeping hold of your leprechaun when you have caught it. - Female leprechauns and their place in Leprechaun society. - Leprechaun magic, and how humans can learn from them. The beautiful and intricate illustrations by Wayne Anderson illustrate every aspect of the Irish faery world, showing the various types of leprechaun and their distinguishing marks. This enchanting book will appeal to anyone who has ever been walking down a quiet country lane and thought they heard the tap, tap, tap of a faery hammer.Biografía del autor:
Niall Macnamara is the name the leprechauns give to Nigel Suckling, best known for his profiles of many Fantasy artists. In 1996 he also published The Book of the Unicorn and is currently working on several other investigations of myth and legend. Niall Macnamara is the name the leprechauns give to Nigel Suckling, best known for his profiles of many fantasy artists. He is author of many Pavilion titles, including The Book of the Unicorn, The Angel Companion, Gnomes and Gardens, Year of the Dragon and, most recently, Year of the Horse. Wayne Anderson first hit fame in the late 1970s with illustrations for classic books of the time including, Ratsmagic, The Magic Circus and The Flight of Dragons. He has published a steady stream of books ever since such as: Thumbelina (1991), Dragon (1992), A Perfect Match (1994) and Wayne Anderson's Horrible Book (1997), the last two for Dorling Kindersley. Recent Pavilion titles include Gnomes and Gardens, Year of the Dragon and Year of the Horse.
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Descripción Pavilion, 2002. Condición: New. book. Nº de ref. del artículo: M1862055238
Descripción Pavilion, 2002. Hardcover. Condición: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. del artículo: P111862055238