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Discovery
By Paul Dowswell

Discovery

Witches and Wizards

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Discovery by Paul Dowswell

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Discover the weird and wonderful world of witches and warlocks down the centuries - the facts, the myths, the folk tales and the horrifying truths. This title features over 300 colour photographs and illustrations that include medieval drawings, step-by-step instructions, maps, and cross-section of a wizard's workshop. It provides lots of magical things to make and do with 12 step-by-step projects - including making masks and costumes, carving a Halloween pumpkin, and making charms and spell-bags. It offers fact-boxes and accessible information for home reference and school projects. This is a stimulating and enjoyable reference and activity book for 8- to 12 year-olds at home and school. Seek out the practice of magic around the world and through the ages, from the spirit-worship of ancient civilizations to the spells and potions of modern-day witches. To help you find out more about this magical world, there are 12 step-by-step projects to make learning fun and challenging. Fact-boxes and accessible information make this the perfect introduction to the subject: the book is ideal for home reference and school projects. Over 300 photographs and historic illustrations include medieval drawings, astrological symbols, step-by-step instructions, fine art paintings, maps, and cut-aways of the amazing inside view of the wizard's workshop.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844766697
ISBN-10: 1844766691
Format: Paperback
(297mm x 228mm x 8mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Southwater
Publisher: Anness Publishing
Publish Date: 26-Jun-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Paul Dowswell

Paul Dowswell has worked in publishing for over twenty years. He went freelance in 1999 after eight years with Usborne, where he was a senior editor. Before that he worked for Time-Life, BBC Books, the Science Museum and the National Sound Archive. He has over 60 titles to his name. Consultant Dr Susan Greenwood gained her doctorate from Goldsmiths College, University of London for her research on contemporary magicians, and has lectured and written widely on magic, witchcraft and shamanism.

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