Luran and the Mermaid cover

September 2021
8.5 x 8.5 inches
32 pages
ISBN 978-1-988747-91-0
$15.99 CA

October 2021
ISBN 978-1-988747-90-3
$7.99 CA

Luran and the Mermaid

Long ago, the Gaels brought this folktale from the Isle of Barra, Scotland, to Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. A favourite of Cape Breton Gaelic tradition bearer Michael “Mickey” MacNeil, this tale tells the story of Luran, a farmer and fisherman. Luran had cattle, sheep, and horses, and a good boat too. But one thing was bothering him: the fairies kept coming every night and stealing his animals. He didn’t know what to do. But one day when he was out fishing, a mermaid came to his boat…