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Description - Stories in the Stars by Susanna Hislop

With this beautifully illustrated compendium, travel the night sky and discover the stories in the stars.

The perfect book for fans of the BBC's 'Stargazing Live' and beautiful gift books such as An Atlas of Remote Islands and Maps.

***AS READ ON BBC RADIO 4***

Travel the night sky and discover the stories in the stars.

'What a beautiful book it is! A treasured possession.' Mary Beard

'No astronomy book can claim to be as beautiful as the night sky, but Stories in the Stars comes closest!' Tristan Gooley

Look up- above us is a jet-black canvas pricked with white dots, and a carnival of animals, mythical creatures, gods and goddesses in its shining constellations.

Here, Susanna Hislop - writer and stargazer - and Hannah Waldron - international artist - leap between centuries, cultures and traditions to present a whole universe of stories in all their blazing glory.

Stories in the Stars is an imaginative and whimsical exploration of each of the night sky's 88 constellations- a playful and stunningly illustrated compendium.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780091954451
ISBN-10: 0091954452
Format: Hardback
(267mm x 193mm x 24mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Hutchinson
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2014
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Susanna Hislop

Susanna Hislop is an actor, writer, director and theatre maker. She is an Editor of the online quarterly The Junket and Artistic Director of Slip of Steel theatre company. Hannah Waldron is an artist and designer based between London, UK and Stockholm, Sweden. Her graphic and narrative-led image making has been applied across a range of media, from print to textiles, at both a personal and architectural scale. She has found weaving to be a natural complement to her grid-based image making and has recently completed an MFA in Textiles in the Expanded Field.

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