The Fair Folk of Doon Hill

by Janette Bond



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/26/2010

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 120
ISBN : 9781449099114
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 1
ISBN : 9781467005708

About the Book

Deep in the heart of the Trossachs countryside, in Scotland, lies the village of Aberfoyle. To the south east of the village is a hill called Doon Hill. Legend has it that this is the home of the Sidhe (pronounced shee), or Faery Folk. It is said that in 1692, the minister of the parish, Reverend Robert Kirk, was spirited away by the Faery Folk as a punishment for revealing their secrets.

Meet Hamish, his granny and other characters inside this book. They are gnomes, guardians of the oak trees. Their homeland; the woody knoll called Doon Hill. Their duty; to take care of sick animals and to protect the oak woodlands. Their biggest enemy; owls! Their greatest delight; to sing and dance celebrating the forest gods. Their biggest hate; humans who call them faeries, blame them for troubles and show them no respect.

About the Author

Janette Bond was born and brought up in Aberfoyle, a small village in Central Scotland. She worked there as a primary school teacher for 26 years. She has a great interest in the local history of The Trossachs area. She also has a great passion for literature. Combining both of these attributes with her knowledge of what children like to read and listen to, she has written this novel to bring alive one of the best known legends of this area.