Store Front link to purchase: The Wheel of the Year: An Illustrated Guide to Nature's Rhythms
From Chantelle: I acquired this stunning book just before Yule, and it has quickly become one of my absolute favorite resources in exploring the Year of the Wheel. The book boasts exquisite illustrations that captivate the essence of each season, and its teachings have profoundly resonated with me. What sets it apart is its respectful approach to sharing customs and histories from diverse cultures, accompanied by a rich array of rituals and insightful information.This enchanting read not only allows you to immerse yourself in the passage of each seasonal cycle but also offers the flexibility to adapt practices to suit your preferences or family traditions. The writing is eloquent and easily understandable, making it a valuable and accessible tool for my family. If you're seeking a beautifully crafted guide that seamlessly weaves together wisdom from various backgrounds, this book is a delightful addition to your collection.
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND KIRKUS BEST MIDDLE GRADE BOOK OF 2023
"This book is, in a word, immaculate." Kirkus (Starred Review)
A beautifully illustrated, interactive guide to ancient, nature-based holidays and customs. Through themed meditations, crafts, and rituals, young readers can learn about old and new ways of honoring the seasons—and create their own!
Each “spoke” in The Wheel of the Year marks an important turning point: the winter and summer solstices, the spring and fall equinoxes, and the festivals of seeding, growing, and harvesting that arrive in between.
Within each section, enjoy:
An overview of the holiday and its significance in cultures around the world
A sensory scavenger hunt for sights, sounds, and smells the season
Ideas for a seasonal altar using objects from nature
Themed crafts, rituals, games, and recipes
Blending nature connection with art, poetry, and myth, The Wheel of the Year conveys the magic and beauty of ancient traditions and encourages young readers to notice, care for, and celebrate the natural world around them.
The Wheel of the Year: An Illustrated Guide to Nature's Rhythms
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