."..well-researched, rather scholarly book...fanciful illustrations, in both black-and-white and color..."-- "PW. "Matthews...offers a very attractively presented collection...wonderfully illustrated...Not since the offerings of Jeremiah Curtin, W.B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, and others at the turn of the century has such a collection been assembled....most were culled from various books and obscure journals that have long been out of print....Each story is followed by a short yet informative note on the tale and its sources, and there is a good bibliography and index. This book would be attractive to younger readers as well as adults interested in Celtic traditions and is recommended for most public and academic libraries."-- "LJ. ."..some of the finest works of wonder ever collected..."-- "Irish American News. 192 pages, 21 color illus., 7 b/w illus., 7 1/2 x 9 1/2.
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