Release Date: 08/10/13
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide Ltd.
Not so very long ago, Yuletide was as much a chilling season of ghosts and witches as it was a festival of goodwill. In The Old Magic of Christmas you'll find a Christmas bestiary and a White Witch's herbal, as well as tips for delving more deeply into your relationship with the unseen. Bring the festivities into your home with cookie recipes and ornament making while brushing elbows with veiled spirits and discovering the true perils of elves. Rife with the more frightful characters from folklore and the season's most petulant ghosts, this book takes you on a spooky sleigh ride from the silvered firs of a winter forest to the mirrored halls of the Snow Queen.
Christmas, the season for all of magic, saints days and tales that weave within the folklore from cultures far and wide from the days prior to Christianity. Its definitely a book that’s a lot of fun to read, will help you extend your holiday celebrations as well as giving you additional stories to tell around the Christmas fire. Back that up with some great new traditions to add alongside some recipes to try out and all round this book is one that will give you a lot of joy in that special season. Great stuff.