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A Brief History Of Wales A Brief History Of Wales
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A Brief History of Wales - Gerald Morgan Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 144 From the Romans onward, via Vikings, Saxons, Normans and Flemings, the Welsh have both resisted and absorbed invasion after invasion. Princes, papists, protestants, politicians, patriots, prophets and proletarians pass swiftly before us in this gripping narrative of conquest, resistance and survival. Bot…
A Guide To Welsh Place Names A Guide To Welsh Place Names
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A Guide To Welsh Place Names - Anthony Lias Publication Date January 2013 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x122 mm, 104 pages Language: English A guide to the meaning, origins and construction of 500 Welsh place-names, including notes on linguistic and historical background to the names and a useful index.
A Welsh Odyssey: In The Footsteps of Gerald of Wales A Welsh Odyssey: In The Footsteps of Gerald of Wales
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A Welsh Odyssey: in the footsteps of Gerald of Wales - Michael Curig Roberts Publication Date October 2011 Publisher: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 215x138 mm Language: English This is a readable and enjoyable account of the journey of the intriguing Gerald of Wales in 1188, when he travelled around Wales with the then Archbishop of Canterbury trying to persuade Welshmen to sign…
A-Z of Abergavenny A-Z of Abergavenny
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What can you write about Abergavenny that hasn’t already been written? Quite a lot, as local author Tim Butters poignantly proves in A–Z of Abergavenny. The shadows surrounding local legends are investigated and new light is cast on familiar subjects in a book that barely pauses for breath as it thunders from A to Z in a no-holds-barred roller coaster ride. This fascinating new book brings the pas…
Abergavenny Through Time Abergavenny Through Time
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Abergavenny grew up around the Norman castle, on the site of a Roman fort. The town's location meant it was frequently embroiled in border warfare. Despite this turmoil, the town, with its ancient market, prospered. It was known for its Welsh flannel, as well as more unusual products - the milk from local goats was used to treat consumption, and their hair to make fashionable periwigs!The town con…
Abergavennys War - Tim Butters Abergavennys War - Tim Butters
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Over the years local journalist and author Tim Butters has interviewed many Abergavenny veterans from the Second World War, ranging from a soldier who helped liberate the notorious Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen, a man who was captured during the Allied retreat from Tobruk and ended up spending the war in the cruel confines of Stalag VIII-B, an officer who was at Dunkirk and later served wi…
Afternoon Tea Recipes Afternoon Tea Recipes
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Afternoon Tea Recipes by Sian Llewellyn Tea-time recipes, easy to prepare, good to look at and delicious to eat ... 48 page paper back book
Alun The Bear And The Grand Slam Alun The Bear And The Grand Slam
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Alun The Bear and the Grand Slam - Morgan Tomos It is every little bear's dream to play for Wales but Alun is so excited at seeing Wales play that he runs on the pitch and accidentally scores for the other side. He is very sad but when a player is injured the Wales team turn to Alun to rescue the game and achieve that vital Grand Slam win. Originally written in Welsh to celebrate the historic 2005…
Alun The Bear In The Castle Alun The Bear In The Castle
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Alun The Bear In The Castle - Morgan Tomos Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 24 Reading age: 3-7 Alun the Bear visits a castle with his mum and dad. But history comes alive when Alun discovers hidden treasure.
Ancient Cathedrals of Wales - Their Story and Music Ancient Cathedrals of Wales - Their Story and Music
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Ancient Cathedrals of Wales: Their Story and Music Publication Date April 2013 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 183x123 mm, 200 pages Language: English Music has always been associated with our cathedrals, having an important part in church services. This book encompasses the musical content of our cathedrals here in Wales but also offers a handy and readable guide to thes…
Ancient Chapels And Churches In Wales Ancient Chapels And Churches In Wales
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Ancient Chapels and Churches in Wales - John McAsey Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 72 A charming guide with enchanting colour illustrations to 32 ancient Celtic chapels and churches throughout Wales comprising particular mention of their history and architecture, folklore and atmospheric locations. 32 colour illustrations and 1 map.
BBC Learn Welsh - Grammar Guide BBC Learn Welsh - Grammar Guide
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BBC Learm Welsh - Grammar Guide Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 168 A very useful Welsh grammar pocket book based on the highly succesful Welsh Learners website of the same name, comprising a guide for beginners and additional information for advanced learners, grammar terms, common idioms and phrases and a valuable vocabulary for everyday situations.
Before Farming - A Guide To Prehistoric Wales 300,000-4,000BC Before Farming - A Guide To Prehistoric Wales 300,000-4,000BC
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Before Farming - Life In Prehistoric Wales - Julian Heath Publication Date October 2013 Publisher: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 215x138 mm, 176 pages Language: English In this enjoyable, entertaining and well-researched book, Julian Heath writes of the lives of the Neanderthals in Wales and Europe and in Mesolithic sites in Wales, and examines the Paviland 'Red Lady' find of 18…
Castles In Wales: A Handbook Castles In Wales: A Handbook
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Castles in Wales: A Handbook - Gerald Morgan Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 262 A comprehensive introduction to the castles of Wales, with a detailed guide to 80 of them, photographs and OS grid-references, for the historical tourist. The introduction covers the contemporary historical significance of castles; the military and political background; building stone castles, and mo…
Castles Of The Welsh Princes Castles Of The Welsh Princes
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Castles of the Welsh Princes - Paul R. Davis Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 108 In this fully illustrated book, Paul Davis guides the reader to some of the most awe-inspiring and romantic castles in Wales and describes their construction and history. Reprint; first published in 2007.
Celtic Cookbook: Traditional Recipes Celtic Cookbook: Traditional Recipes
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Celtic Cookbook: Traditional Recipes - Helen Smith-Twiddy Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 144 A revised edition of a popular collection of Celtic recipes comprising over 120 diverse recipes for savoury and sweet dishes together with drinks.
Celtic Recipes Celtic Recipes
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Celtic Recipes by Sian Llewellyn Traditional recipes from the six Celtic nations. Easy to prepare, good to look at and delicious to eat ... 48 page paper back
Churches in Wales and Their Treasures Churches in Wales and Their Treasures
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Churches in Wales and Their Treasures - Edgar W. Parry Publication Date November 2011 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x124 mm, 184 pages Language: English Every parish in Wales is unique, and each has historic treasures in its architecture and furniture. The church building has been the heart of the parish, and the culture, crafts and traditions of the area are represe…
Coffee Morning Recipes Coffee Morning Recipes
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Coffee Morning Recipes by Sian Llewellyn Tempting recipes, easy to prepare, good to look at and delicious to eat ... 48 page paper back book
Country Churchyards of Wales Country Churchyards of Wales
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Country Churchyards of Wales - Donald Gregory Publication Date March 2015 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x124 mm, 228 pages Language: English Churchyards are not mere collections of gravestones. They are nearly always older than the churches they surround and provide much evidence of social activities and local traditions when they were the community centres of the pa…
Country Cooking Recipes from Wales Country Cooking Recipes from Wales
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Country Cooking Recipes from Wales by Sian Llewellyn Traditional recipes from Wales, easy to prepare, good to look at and delicious to eat ... 48 page paper back book
Cymru ar blat / Wales on a Plate Cymru ar blat / Wales on a Plate
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Cymru ar blat / Wales on a Plate - Nerys Howell Publication Date June 2011 Publisher: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 210x210 mm, 96 pages Language: Bilingual (Welsh and English) A book of Welsh recipes. It consists of twelve sections, presenting traditional and contemporary dishes, with all produce deriving from Welsh land and waters. It also has a short introduction to each sect…
Dwynwen Dwynwen
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Cyfres Merched Cymru: 1. Dwynwen - Santes Cariadon Cymru Publication Date January 2010 Publisher: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Llanrwst Illustrated by Graham Howells Suitable for age 9-11 or Key Stage 2 Format: Hardback, 195x130 mm, 32 pages Language: Welsh There was once a beautiful princess, whose father refused to let her marry the man she loved. So she left home, set sail on a boat, and let the wind b…
Famous Welsh Tales Famous Welsh Tales
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Famous Welsh Tales - Meinir Wyn Edwards Publication Date September 2008 Publisher: Y Lolfa, Tal-y-bont Illustrated by Gini Wade Suitable for age 7-9+. Format: Paperback, 184x184 mm, 128 pages Language: English A volume of 5 famous folk tales from Wales, including Cantre'r Gwaelod and Dic Penderyn. The tales hail from Gwynedd, Ceredigion, Powys and Merthyr Tydfil, and are suitable for 7-11 year-old…
Glamorgan & Gwent - Best Walks Glamorgan & Gwent - Best Walks
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Glamorgan & Gwent - 160 pages of Carreg Gwalch / Best Walks Publication Date November 2014 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Edited by Carys Ford Format: Paperback, 215x138 mm, 160 pages Language: English A useful guidebook of 21 walks covering all aspects of what Glamorgan and Gwent counties can offer, comprising short family walks, lake and river, woodland and hill walks, heritage and histo…
Golfing Jokes Golfing Jokes
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Golfing Jokes - Dilwyn Phillips Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 128 A collection of anecdotes, jokes and humorous tales relating to the game of golf, covering the subjects of Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden, Titters on the Tee, Fourballs, Mixed Fours, Caddies, the 19th Hole and some general facts and fiction. Tiger Woods also gets a mention.
Grand Slam Grand Slam
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Grand Slam: Behind The Scenes of the Classic Film - John Hefin Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 96 A book of photographs and text about the filming of the classic Grand Slam, originally broadcast 30 years ago. Includes images of the immortal Hugh Griffith, Windsor Davies, Dewi Pws and Sharon Morgan.
Gwenllian Gwenllian
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Gwenllian The Welsh Warrior Princess Gwenllian The Welsh Warrior Princess
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Gwenllian - The Welsh Warrior Princess - Peter Newton Publication Date March 2002 Publisher: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 180x123 mm, 104 pages Language: English The story of the heroic Welsh princess Gwenllïan (1097-1136) is told in vivid fashion portraying all the romance and harshness of the early middle ages in Wales. 31 black-and-white photographs and 2 maps. Stori Gwenllï…
Hands-Free Welsh - Audio Book Hands-Free Welsh - Audio Book
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Hands-Free Welsh Audio Book - Heini Gruffudd Format: Audio CD Language: English Start learning Welsh today by listening to words, phrases and conversations in real, spoken Welsh. Play the 2 CDs in the car, on the beach - or in the bath at home! It's fun - and it's effective. Suitable for absolute beginners or any learners who want to perfect their pronunciation. The course includes a 56 page bookl…
Highlights From Welsh History Highlights From Welsh History
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Highlights From Welsh History - Emrys Roberts A look at the huge contribution this small nation of Wales has made to the world. Did you know that Wales boasted the most advanced laws in the Middle Ages, produced Britain’s only effective royal dynasty and its most effective prime minister? Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 96
Historic Shipwrecks of Wales Historic Shipwrecks of Wales
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Historic Shipwrecks of Wales - Dilys Gater Publication Date April 2008 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 183x122 mm, 136 pages Language: English Drama and disaster, tragedy and triumph, horror and heroism, this account of Welsh shipwrecks from the earliest times to the present day encompasses all these and more: lost treasure, smuggling, wrecking and the most gallant attemp…
Hospital Jokes Hospital Jokes
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Hospital Jokes - Dilwyn Phillips Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 112 A collection of anecdotes, jokes and humorous tales relating to the medical profession, covering the subjects of GPs, hospital consultants, nurses, patients and, of course, Viagra, amongst other things.
Inside The Camp: Wales Grand Slam 2012 Inside The Camp: Wales Grand Slam 2012
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REDUCED DUE TO SHOP DISPLAY, SLIGHTLY IMPERFECT Inside The Camp: Wales Grand Slam 2012 This official Welsh Rugby Union book is packed with exclusive, never-seen-before photographs following the Wales national squad players throughout their preparations, behind the scenes at every game and right up to the moment they lifted their third Grand Slam trophy in eight years. The pictures get right to the…
Land of My Fathers - 2000 Years of Welsh History Land of My Fathers - 2000 Years of Welsh History
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Land of My Fathers - 2,000 Years of Welsh History - Gwynfor Evans Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 464 The eighth edition of a comprehensive illustrated history of Wales from earliest times written with loving passion by one of the greatest Welshmen of the 20th century. First published in 1992. 71 black-and-white illustrations and 15 maps.
Live Welsh - Learn To Speak Welsh Live Welsh - Learn To Speak Welsh
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Live Welsh: Learn Real, Spoken Welsh - Heini Gruffudd Learners will love this book because they will learn actual spoken Welsh, learn it fast - and also sound less like learners! Each lesson has a real conversation and presents new words and sentence forms. There is a large vocabulary at the back and pronunciation and a basic phrase book at the front. .It's simple, .No complicated grammar, .Even p…
Llyfr ABC Llyfr ABC
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Llyfr ABC - Elwyn Ioan Format: Paperback Language: Welsh No. of pages: 64 Reading age: 2-5 The third edition of a colourful booklet presenting the letters of the Welsh Alphabet illustrated with the excellent cartoons of one of Wales's most popular cartoonists. First published in 1987.
Llywelyn Bren - Compact History of Welsh Heroes Llywelyn Bren - Compact History of Welsh Heroes
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Llywelyn Bren: Compact History of Welsh Heroes - Craig Owen Jones Publication Date January 2007 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x124 mm, 80 pages Language: English An account of the revolt of Llywelyn Bren of Morgannwg in the 14th century. Hanes gwrthryfel Llywelyn Bren o Forgannwg yn y 14eg ganrif.
Looking For Wales Looking For Wales
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Looking For Wales: An introductory Guilde - Gerald Morgan Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 160 A collection of twelve essays on Welsh history and culture. With an appendix of further reading.
More Welsh Jokes More Welsh Jokes
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More Welsh Jokes - Dilwyn Phillips Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 96 An entertaining collection of jokes portraying the idiosyncracies and wit of the Welsh people, family life, education and religion, work and death, drink and sex. 12 black-and-white illustrations. Reprint; first published in June 2005.
More Welsh Valleys Humour More Welsh Valleys Humour
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More Welsh Valleys Humour - David Jandrell Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 80 David Jandrell presents his long-awaited sequel to the popular Welsh Valleys Humour (2004).
Owain Glyndwr Prince Of Wales Owain Glyndwr Prince Of Wales
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Owain Glyndwr: Prince of Wales - Rhiannon Ifans Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 96 Reading age: 8-99 A vivid, colourful tribute to one of the most heroic figures in Welsh history. With 24 colour illustrations by acclaimed artist Margaret Jones, the stories recount Owain's heroic struggle for Welsh independence in the 15th century. Welsh version available, "Owain Glyndwr, Tywysog…
Owain Glyndwr: Prince Of Wales Owain Glyndwr: Prince Of Wales
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Owain Glyndwr: Prince of Wales - R R Davies Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 160 "Owain's revolt was a war on behalf of justice and independence. It was not personal ambition which drove him, but a great vision, a dream which was shared by many Welsh people." This is a masterful study of the life and legacy of Owain Glyn Dwr, whose revolt against the English rule of Wales in the e…
Pronouncing Welsh Place Names Pronouncing Welsh Place Names
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Pronouncing Welsh Place Names - Tony Leaver Publication Date June 2008 Publisher: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 210x148 mm, 146 pages Language: English Are you bewildered by Betws-y-coed? Perplexed by Penrhyndeudraeth? Mystified by Machynlleth? Using this book, you can easily master the pronunciation of those 'difficult' Welsh place names. You can look up most well-known names,…
Real Wales Real Wales
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Real Wales - Heini Gruffudd Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 112 A useful, illustrated guide to Wales, its history, language and popular culture, its institutions and government and, most importantly, an insight into the nature of being Welsh in the modern-day world. Over 60 illustrations, maps and diagrams, mainly in colour. First published in 1998.
Rugby Trip Stories Rugby Trip Stories
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Rugby Trip Stories - David Jandrell, Matthew Tucker Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 80 The unsavoury exploits, jokes and drinking stories from rugby trips in the best tournament in the world. Second impression; first published in February 2006.
Sacred Circles - Prehistoric Stone Circles of Wales Sacred Circles - Prehistoric Stone Circles of Wales
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Sacred Circles - Prehistoric Stone Circles of Wales - Julian Heath Publication Date February 2011 Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf, Llanrwst Format: Paperback, 182x124 mm Language: English A country walk in Wales often involves an encounter with the past. There are countless prehistoric sites and monuments scattered throughout its beautiful landscapes. Although they are not found in great numbers, the…
Saint David - Patron Saint Of Wales Saint David - Patron Saint Of Wales
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Saint David: Patron Saint of Wales - Rhiannon Ifans Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 96 Reading age: 8-99 A beautiful volume to treasure comprising a dozen wonderful stories about Saint David, presented skilfully by Rhiannon Ifans, including striking colour illustrations by Margaret Jones.
Sosban Fach - 30 Rugby Club Songs Sosban Fach - 30 Rugby Club Songs
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Sosban Fach: 30 Rugby Club Songs - Stuart Brown Format: Paperback Language: Bilingual No. of pages: 72 A blasphemous collection of Welsh rugby-club songs with uncensored words and music; includes hymns, folksongs and songs by Max Boyce. With photographs at Aberystwyth Rugby Club by Gwyn Martin. First published in 1995. Casgliad cableddus o 30 o emynau, caneuon gwerin a chaneuon Saesneg Macs Boisai…
Still Rockin - Tom Jones, A Biography Still Rockin - Tom Jones, A Biography
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Still Rockin': Tom Jones, A Biography - Aubrey Malone Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 144 A short biography of Tom Jones's rags to riches story - his journey from a Welsh mining village to superstardom. The author explores his musical career, his special relationship with his wife and Wales, and also gives an insight into his phenomenal womanizing. This is a balanced and sympathe…
Street Welsh Phrasebook Street Welsh Phrasebook
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Street Welsh Phrasebook - Heini Gruffudd Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 128 A full colour illustrated introduction to basic Welsh that will help learners to understand the Welsh around them, and engage in simple conversations with Welsh speakers. Reprint; first published in 2006.
Tales from Wales Tales from Wales
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Tales From Wales - Rhiannon Ifans Format: Paperback Language: English No. of pages: 112 Reading age: 8-12 Fifteen of the most famous and popular ancient legends of Wales retold in a lively style with black-and-white illustrations, from How Snowdon was Built in a Day to stories of Arthur, Branwen, Gelert, Saint Collen and the rest. First published in 1989.
Tales From Wales - Black Bart The Welsh Pirate Tales From Wales - Black Bart The Welsh Pirate
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Black Bart: The Welsh Pirate - Tales From Wales - Myrddin ap Dafydd Publication Date May 2005 Publisher: Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, Llanrwst Illustrated by James Field Adapted/Translated by Siân Lewis. Suitable for age 7-9 or Key Stage 2 Format: Hardback, 30 pages Language: English A colour illustrated volume presenting the story of Black Bart, the famous pirate from Pembrokeshire; for readers aged 7-9…

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