Book of folklore features tales from Jurassic Coast

A NEW collection of folklore drawn from history, geology, and archaeology includes stories from Dorset, Devon and the Jurassic Coast. 

‘Folk Tales of Rock and Stone’ by Devon-based author Jenny Moon, is a treasure trove of stories featuring gems and fossils, magic stones and adderstones, cliffs, quarrymen and caves.

Jenny is fascinated by the mysteries of the earth beneath out feet. In this book she weaves together traditional and new tales of rock and stone, aiming to fascinate, educate, stir imagination and encourage reflection.

As well as stories from Dorset, Devon, the Jurassic Coast and South West region, the book, published by The History Press, also includes tales from across the globe and will be enjoyed time and time again by adults and children alike.

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