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The Magpie and the Wardrobe

A Curiosity of Folklore, Magic and Spells

By Sam McKechnie, Alexandrine Portelli

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Unique, contemporary compendium of folklore, festivals, magic, superstitions, traditions and homespun treasures. The Magpie and the Wardrobe A Curiosity of Folklore & Magic, is a lovingly curated compendium of time-honoured traditions and curious customs that have bewitched us for generations. Discover simple magic, heirloom recipes and forgotten fairytales in this eclectic treasury. The twelve chapters, representative of the seasons, present the celebrations, superstitions and folklore that shape our year. From cherished traditions like Valentine's Day to the lost excitement of May Day, The Magpie and the Wardrobe reveals a calendar bursting with history, imagination and curious facts. Take a closer look at your favourite homespun rituals and the magic we conjure every day; make a candle wish, mix a moon oil elixir, and hang your romantic hopes on the predictions of an apple peel. Illustrated by a unique collection of ephemera and embellished with trinkets and charms, this sumptuous volume will appeal to the creative and curious.

Product code: 9781910496459

ISBN 9781910496459
Publisher Pavilion Books
No. of pages 192
Dimensions H246xW189xS26
This is a curated compendium of time-honoured traditions and curious customs that have bewitched us for generations. Discover simple magic, heirloom recipes and forgotten fairytales in this eclectic treasury. Illustrated by a unique collection of ephemera and embellished with trinkets and charms, this volume will appeal to the creative and curious.