Medieval Folk Tales for Children (Hardcover)

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Come one, come all for a ride upon Dame Fortune’s wheel! Join many a medieval character as some ride high on good luck, while others fall foul of greed, jealousy, and anger. For in this book, storyteller Dave Tonge has adapted traditional tales from sources like Chaucer and Bocaccio of proud princes, discontented doctors, mean merchants, covetous cooks, heroic hounds, and many more besides. Mixing them with morsels of history, Medieval Folk Tales for Children will give young readers a fair and fine flavor of the ups and downs of life from 500 to 1,000 years ago.

About the Author


Dave Tonge is a professional storyteller and historian who gives storytelling performances to children at schools, museums, heritage sites, and storytelling festivals, where he focuses on historical stories from Medieval and Tudor folklore. He has also written tours on the medieval history of Norwich Castle Museum, the British Museum and the Ashmolean, and was recently commissioned to create a storytelling session based on the Bayeux Tapestry for families.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780750990943
ISBN-10: 0750990945
Publisher: The History Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2020
Pages: 192

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