Introducing children to legends, lore, and magical ideas for self discovery, the books and kits provided here offer a variety of activities for children (and parents!) to explore. The books offered lead them to discover of Celtic Arts and Design and the use of the Mandala for coloring, meditation, as well as Dragons, Unicorns and other creatures of lore.
Brighten your days with the magic of color! Featuring the expressive artwork of six popular Llewellyn artists, this coloring book will take you to an enchanted realm of reverie and quiet pleasure. Includes more than 60 colorable pictures of witch's potions, ancient rituals, magical symbols, and more. Each page has perforated edges for easy removal and is suitable for display in a standard frame.
Dive into the macabre, mysterious world of Edgar Allan Poe’s chilling tales with popular coloring book artist Odessa Begay (Little Birds). Inspired by Poe’s beloved stories, Begay has created images that reference settings, motifs, and details that fans will recognize.
A compendium of monsters, critters, and mythical creatures to color. Filled with mythical monsters from around the world, The Book of Beasts will take young readers on an epic coloring quest through ancient lands and lore. As they fill in the pages, children will encounter creatures from Aboriginal, African, Mesoamerican, Greek, Roman, Indian, Norse, Chinese, and Japanese tales. On the back of each page, kids will find background on the beasts in the book.
Even children need to learn ways to calm and center themselves. With its hands-on exercises, Teach Your Child Meditation gives kids ages 5-12 important tools to relieve anxiety, cultivate mindfulness, and gain confidence. More than 70 illustrated exercises—which all have fun names like “Funny Bunny Breath” and “Elephant Shower”—are organized to highlight their special benefits: choose from such categories as “Hocus Pocus, I Can Focus,” “The Chill Zone,” “Stress Busters,” or a section with group exercises that teachers and parents alike will love. Whether the goal is for a child to sleep better, concentrate before a big test or game, or enjoy some much-needed relaxation, this guide helps anyone who loves and plays with children to introduce them to the many benefits of meditation.
Kids can sail with the Vikings—and complete fun activities with more than 150 colorful stickers of figures, weapons, clothing, jewelry, and artifacts. The exciting journey takes them on board a "dragon ship" and into a longhouse, and introduces warriors and noblewomen. Every page is filled with fascinating details and information, making this an easy, entertaining way to learn while playing.
Inspired by Asian folklore (Moon Rabbit) and the films of Studio Ghibli, this magical tale follows a young girl who befriends the “moon rabbit” and accompanies him on a nighttime adventure through otherworldly landscapes. Parents and children alike will be mesmerized by the enchanting illustrations and a soothing bedtime story that explores the power of imagination, the importance of friendship, and the beauty of the natural world.
Charm bags, also known as mojo bags and gris-gris bags, may be the most popular style of amulet or talisman in the world today. Around the globe, they are crafted by people from many cultures and spiritual traditions and are created for many purposes. Until now there has been no definitive guide to the art of creating these magical power objects. The Magical Art of Crafting Charm Bags remedies this situation. Author Elhoim Leafar provides an introduction to the topic in this clear, focused book of practical magic, which features detailed instructions for making these bags. The strongest amulets are those you make yourself, and The Magical Art of Crafting Charm Bags shows you how. The Magical Art of Crafting Charm Bags contains 100 formulas intended for various purposes including love, luck, success, happiness, health, wealth, protection, prosperity, and the attainment of goals and desires. Based on an eclectic blend of Wicca, hoodoo, and Latin American folk magic, the book also contains extensive lists of herbs, gems and minerals, essential oils, astrological positions, and colors that contribute to making your own personal amulets. Instructions for casting circles and how to charge your charm bags are also included. Paperback.
So few have seen a dragon—and yet we all know of this elusive and mythic creature. But this magnificent folio is the next-best thing to meeting a real one. Rich in legend and lore, it transports readers to the heart of the dragon world, offering dramatic details of dragon anatomy, rare dragon memorabilia, precious dragon secrets, and stunning images of different species. So enter the dragon lair.
With plenty of activities to entertain children for hours, this book is a delight for every dragon fan! Play a game of Dragons and Maidens, make a knight’s sword, decorate dragon eggs, complete a dramatic scene with stencils, and create a potion that turns dragons friendly. The stickers, dragon-model pieces, pullout “dragon scale” pages, and coloring tricks and puzzles are sure to enthrall kids.
Kids can’t get enough of unicorns! Associated with all things sweet and pretty, they’re everyone’s favorite imaginary creature. Packed with gorgeous illustrations, puzzles, games, and fun things to do, The Unicorn Creativity Book will inspire every unicorn-loving kid. Figure out your unicorn name and draw a self-portrait. Decorate a magical scene of unicorns at twilight. Use the themed pullout paper for colorful projects. More than 150 stickers, plus cut-outs and rainbow-print craft paper, make this activity book a must-have!
Set sail on a voyage of discovery! For 300 years, the Vikings spread terror across Europe, and this enthralling volume brings the notorious Norsemen to axe-wielding life. Through awe-inspiring CGI scenes, intricate illustrations, maps, and a timeline, The World of Vikings animates everything from seafaring and sagas, to raiding and religion, to feasting and fun. It's sure to stir the imagination of every would-be warrior.
Storyteller Rosalind Kerven brings British and Irish folklore heritage vividly to life through 25 tales of faery royalty, mischievous goblins, helpful house elves, changelings, and enchantment. Faeries, elves, goblins, leprechauns, brownies, spriggans, and other supernatural beings leap off the page in this collection of mystical stories. Along with fascinating quotes drawn from medieval manuscripts and oral folklore, enchanting illustrations from favorite artists (including Arthur Rackham) capture the enduring appeal of folklore and magic. Each story, from “The Faery Borrower” to “The Leprechaun’s Trick,” is associated with a particular region, and accompanied by spotlight features and detailed background notes.
A stunningly illustrated collection of 15 classic English tales, from “The Dragon Castle” to “Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow,” retold by the great storyteller Rosalind Kerven. With 15 legends from across England, this beautiful collection provides an excellent introduction to traditional stories and their place in English oral and written heritage. They include tales of giants, dragons, fairies, princesses, knights, witches, and Arthurian romance, all linked with a specific English locale or county. Background notes provide information on their history and development, along with short summaries of related narratives.
Drawing on the original medieval texts, Rosalind Kerven has reworked some of the most spellbinding stories in the Arthurian canon. These are the tales that have enthralled readers for centuries, featuring King Arthur and Queen Guinevere, the wizard Merlin, and the Knights of the Round Table. With plots full of romance, adventure, and enchantment, these versions reflect their origins in oral history and will appeal to a new generation of readers. Along with exquisite illustrations by Arthur Rackham and other classic artists, detailed notes for each legend mention specific places in Britain with Arthurian links, including the National Trust property, Tintagel Castle.
Build your own paper dragon to display at home. This stunningly illustrated model of a fire-breathing beast model is wonderfully simple to put together, with no need for scissors or glue and no mess. Simply press out the highly detailed model pieces from the boards, and then reuse the boards as a base. The book also includes fearsome facts, and striking pictures of these magnificent flying creatures.
Unicorns love playing hide-and-seek . . . and they’re asking eagle-eyed kids to join the game! Come along and try to spot every one of these magical animals—Ruby, Blossom, Starburst, Leaf, Snowflake, Luna, and Amethyst—as they go on a world tour. The 17 different fabulous destinations range from London, Paris, and Venice to Giza, Egypt, and Santa Cruz, California. You’ll even visit a movie set and go under the sea! Fans of the first Where’s the Unicorn? will have just as much fun with this follow-up. All the answers are in the back, along with a “Spotter’s Checklist” of additional things to find.
Unicorns love playing hide-and-seek—but when Leaf, Ruby, Snowflake, Blossom, Luna, Stardust, and Amethyst run out of new places to hide in Rainbow Valley, they decide to leave home for new adventures. See if you can spot every one of these seven beautiful animals as they sightsee in the city, join a mountain bike race, rock out at a music festival, spend a day in the museum, and more!
For the first time, our incredibly popular "Where's the...?" series gets a girl-power twist with an all-female cast. Molly, Grandma, and the ever-faithful dog, Pebbles, go on an epic voyage to find fairies. But where are the magical creatures hiding? Only Pebbles can tell … Each page in this deluxe book is embossed, encouraging little hands to seek out tactile spots as they count more than 100 fairies.
Look inside this amazing picture book and feel the embossed pages. Can you see and touch the dragon? Can you find lots and lots of dragons? They’re everywhere! That’s because Mr. Jones is simply mad about the creatures. He carves them out of wood and he tells thrilling stories about them. But he’s never seen a real dragon, so he and his grandson George have set sail in search of one. Come along and help, using your sharp sense of sight and sensitive fingers to navigate through the pictures. But remember: to discover a really, truly fire-breathing dragon, you have to hunt high and low and always, always believe hard enough. A story kids will joyously read over and over again.
Bring unicorns to life, with color and sparkle! The esteemed Magical Unicorn Society records all there is to know about these beautiful creatures, and has shared some of its favorite facts and images in this stunning collection. Breathtaking black-and-white drawings capture seven unicorn families in their various habitats, from flowery woodlands to snowy glaciers. Readers will love letting their imagination and creativity soar!