Stories in the Stars: An Atlas of Constellations (Hardback)Susanna Hislop (author)
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***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.
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 845 g
Dimensions: 260 x 186 x 18 mm
No astronomy book can claim to be as beautiful as the night sky, but Stories in the Stars comes closest! I'm learning something new every day and having a lot of fun in the process. -- Tristan Gooley, The Natural Navigator
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