Author Ross Montgomery's Top Five Books Inspired By British Folklore
Ross says, "When I started writing THE MIDNIGHT GUARDIANS, I had rediscovered the classic books that I read in my childhood: stories filled with mythical and mysterious figures from British folklore. I’ve always loved folktales – British ones have their own unique strain of weirdness (if you don’t know it, look up the Lambton Worm), and there’s something special about hearing stories that have been part of the fabric of the country where you live for centuries.
I wanted to write a story that conjured up that sense of story – a place where brownies and goblins and stalking black dogs would fit right. Here are five examples of books that inspired me, or that helped me on my way!"