Two Welsh legends are brought to life for a new audience in this debut publication from Cerys Matthews. The legends of Cantre'r Gwaelod and the Maid of Llyn y Fan are lyrically retold, accompanied by stunning images from Fran Evans, making this an ideal publication for children of 5 years old and over.
Cerys Matthews is well known worldwide as a successful singer / songwriter. Formerly the front woman of cult band Catatonia, she was a rock icon in the 1990's. In recent years she has returned to her folk roots and since released five successful solo albums. She currently presents a Sunday show for BBC 6 Music, and will be touring to promote her new album in May 2011. She is well known for her talent with words, and as a mother of three, ideally placed to rework these Welsh legends for a young, contemporary audience. Fran Evans lives in Pembrokeshire, and is a successful, highly popular illustrator and author. She draws inspiration from nature and the world around her. She is known for her soft, subtle and often amusing watercolours, that are alive with detail and explore the magic of the natural world.