Star Stories: Constellation Tales From Around the World (Hardcover)
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Share the wonder of the stars with this delightful storybook collection featuring constellation myths from around the world.
For thousands of years people have looked up to the night sky and told stories about the stars. These epic tales tell of vengeful gods and goddesses, of monsters and heroes. Others try to make sense of the natural world, or unravel the mysterious forces of the universe. This stunning book brings together 23 of these legends from all over the world: from Ancient Greece to North America, Egypt, China, India, and the South Pacific. Written by award-winning author Anita Ganeri and with beautifully detailed artwork by illustrator Andy Wilx, this is a magical book to be treasured for generations to come.
About the Author
Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author, having won the Geographical Association Silver Award and the Blue Peter Award for the Best Book with Facts. She lives in West Yorkshire, England.
Andy Wilx is an artist, designer, and illustrator. Drawing inspiration from the patterns he sees in the natural world and his use of silver and gold, gives Andy a unique artwork style that crosses William Morris with illuminated manuscripts. He lives in London, England.
paper, a large format and golden stars scattered throughout make Star Stories an especially
evocative gift for young star explorers.—Melinda Greenblatt, Shelf Awareness for Readers