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The Dead Moon

The Dead Moon is a traditional Fenland folk tale from Lincolnshire, first recorded in the Quarterly Review of Folk-lore in 1891 by Mrs C.M.Balfour. A modern version of the tale, called The Moon and the Badger, written by Peter Daldorph, is shown here, alongside the original. Both stories are told by storyteller, Malcolm Busby

The Moon and the Badger by Peter Daldorph
The Dead Moon traditional version

Original story Boy and the Badger by Peter Daldorph

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I wish to thank the Arts Council of England for funding this project.

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