Galtzagorriak and Other Creatures (Hardcover)

Stories Inspired by Basque Folklore

By Caryn Larrinaga, Carina Barajas (Illustrator)

Twisted Tree Press, 9780999020012, 98pp.

Publication Date: July 18, 2017

List Price: 12.95*
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From creation stories and explanations of natural phenomena to fables and cautionary tales, ancient Basque mythology has endured for centuries thanks to a strong oral tradition and, quite simply, love of a good story. In this unique collection, Basque-American author Caryn Larrinaga explores and expands upon the rich, traditional folklore from her family's homeland.

Dive into stories about love, loss, greed, and revenge. Meet creatures like the mischievous Galtzagorriak, the beautiful Lamiak, and the legendary Erensuge.

The captivating tales in Galtzagorriak and Other Creatures are accompanied by breathtaking illustrations by artist Carina Barajas, and are sure to delight the whole family. Whether you're already familiar with the Basque Country or this is your first introduction, you don't want to miss this collection.