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.
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!
Fabulous animals, specters from the shadow world, nature spirits, and sacred beings: these are the monstrous, marvelous, and mythic creatures that have come down to us in folklore and legend. Some probably have their origins in reality; others spring completely from the imagination—and they are all here, in this stunningly illustrated bible. It’s rich in history and images, and international in scope, covering dragons and serpents; weird insects like the Aztec Itzpapalotl; zombies, golems, and banshees; the watery Undine; the Monkey King, Sun Wukong; and much, much more. A fascinating and informative work.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
This beautiful collection is more than a coloring book . . . it's also a spellbook of powerful magick. Inside, you'll find colorable picture spells for love, confidence, inspiration, luck, strength, and more. Each spell is thoughtfully composed with powerful symbols that help you focus while spellcasting. These lovely and powerful images make magick fun!
Color fearsome dragons from world mythology and see if you can find the key to a treasure hidden on every spread! It’s a creative way to relax and unwind, free your mind, and develop your creative focus. Your inner artist will love every page. 8 1/4" x 11 1/4" soft cover book.
SHAZAAM! The 600-year-old Wizard is back, and he's conjured a fantastic companion to the Book of Wizard Crafts and Book of Wizard Parties. Best of all, he wants YOU to become his apprentice. So gather your bag of tricks and keep the magic going by learning an international array of show-stopping sleights of hand. Show off with The Card that Changes Its Spots; then change one thing into another; make objects fly, defy gravity, zip invisibly from one spot to another; and more! And remember, magic can happen anywhere, not just onstage. This is a 8" x 8.8" hardcover book with 144 pages.
Every sorcerer worth his wand knows you don't spend all your time doing good deeds and making magic by yourself. You get together with other magicians to have fun, too! So the Wizard is sharing his tricks for throwing great theme parties and seasonal celebrations. Construct a Throne of the Realm for Merlin's Birthday Parley, build a Merry Maypole for a Welcome Springtime Fairy Frolic, munch marvelous Mandrake Cupcakes, and much more! A 8" x 9" hard cover book with 143 pages.
Gather close and let the Wizard tell you all of his secrets, for contained within these enchanting pages is everything you need to know to become the next great wizard, including directions for crafting a selection of marvelous gear, room decorations, concoctions, and good-luck spells. Silently disappear and reappear in a hooded cloak as light as butterfly wings. Time the simmering of potions with an hourglass pendant. Broaden your powers by whipping up such hard-to-find wizardly supplies as Mermaid Gas Bubbles and Eye of Newt, plus potent slimes and potions. And just for fun and a few shivers, the Wizard shares myths and legends of centuries past along with spine-tingling adventures of his own. A 8" x 9" hard cover book with 144 pages.
Now, young explorers can go back in time to ancient Egypt, and visit its castles, temples, dark crypts, and mysterious pyramids—and discover lots of cool mummies, too. Along the way, kids get to decipher hieroglyphs, find the path out of a murky tomb, and solve mummy sudoku. A variety of perplexing puzzles, jokes, and activities will keep them entertained. A 7.9 x 9.8 inch paperback book with 128 pages for ages 7 and up.
Children love their pets very much—and when the animals die, that loss can be hard to process. The End of Something Wonderful helps kids handle their feelings when they’re hurting and can’t find all the right words. In a warm, understanding, sometimes funny way, it guides children as they plan a backyard funeral to say goodbye, from choosing a box and a burial spot to giving a eulogy and wiping away tears. Most of all, it reassures them that it’s not the end of everything . . . and that Something Wonderful can always happen again. A 8.5 x 11 inch hardcover book with 32 pages.
A thorough reference to the many deities, magical beings, mythical places, and ancient customs of the Norse and Germanic regions of Europe • Explores the legends and origins of well-known gods and figures such as Odin, Thor, Krampus, and the Valkyries, as well as a broad range of magical beings such as the Elf King, the Lorelei, the Perchten, dwarves, trolls, and giants • Draws upon a wealth of well-known and rare sources, such as the Poetic Edda and The Deeds of the Danes by Saxo Grammaticus • Examines folktales, myths, and magical beliefs from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, and England The legends of the Norse and Germanic regions of Europe--spanning from Germany and Austria across Scandinavia to Iceland and England--include a broad range of mythical characters and places, from Odin and Thor, to berserkers and Valhalla, to the Valkyries and Krampus. In this encyclopedia, Claude Lecouteux explores the origins, connections, and tales behind many gods, goddesses, magical beings, rituals, folk customs, and mythical places of Norse and Germanic tradition.
A comprehensive examination of the intertwined mythology, folklore, and literary history of the little people. Most people are familiar with the popular image of elves as Santa’s helpers and dwarfs as little bearded men wearing red caps, who are mischievous and playful, helpful and sly, industrious and dexterous. But their roots go far deeper than their appearance in fairy tales and popular stories. Elves and dwarfs are survivors of a much older belief system that predates Christianity and was widespread throughout Western Europe.