The mystery, magic and intrigue of the Celtic saints comes alive in entertaining historical stories and vivid biographical tales. You will be swept away into the lore of these spiritual figures, whether they are national heroes or local legends, and regardless of some stories being rooted in fact and others steeped in mythology. Enter the world of holy animals that lead saints to a new church site, natural springs of water with magical powers, enemy kings suffering from curses, pilgrimages to faraway lands, and a saint with the power to restore a severed head! Along the way you'll be enraptured by tales of the Hereditary Tradition, the Fall of Britain, and Travellers, Teachers and Saints. Encompassing the transition from paganism to Christianity and all the way to today's remaining Celtic relics, illustrations and text help illuminate this fantastic journey.