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Wales is a country in Europe, part of the United Kingdom. Unlike the English, Welsh people are Celtic descendants.
The collection folktales form Wales consists of one book with 24 folktales.

Welsh Fairy-Tales And Other Stories

Notes: This book holds 24 Welsh folktales. The last six are not from welsh sources.

Editor: P. H. Emerson
Published: 1894
Publisher: D. Nutt, London

1.The fairies of Caragonan

2.The Craig-y-don blacksmith

3.Old Gwilym

4.The baby-farmer

5.The old man and the fairies

6.Tommy Pritchard

7.Kaddy's luck

8.The story of Gelert

9.Origin of the Welsh

10.The Crows

11.Robert and the fairies

12.The fairy of the Dell

13.Ellen's luck

14.The fairies' mint

15.The Pellings

16.The long-lived ancestors

The giantess's apron-full

18.A fable

19.The story of the pig-trough - Irish

20.Billy Duffy and the devil - Irish

21.John O'Groats - Scottish

22.Eva's Luck - Jersey

23.The fisherman of Shetland - Shetland

24.The pastor's nurse - French (In French)

What's interesting in Wales

Caerphilly Castle
is a medieval castle in the centre of Caerphilly town in south Wales. It is the largest castle in Wales and the second largest in Britain.

The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
is an aqueduct in Wrexham County Borough in north east Wales. Completed in 1805, it is the longest and highest aqueduct in Britain. The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd
are a UNESCO protected site in Gwynedd, Wales. Four castles related to the reign of King Edward I of England were proclaimed collectively as a World Heritage Site.

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