Ever looked up and longed to know more about the constellations that inhabit the night sky? This is the perfect guide to discovering the stars and their stories.
Written in the Stars leads you through the heavens above as you discover the scientific facts, legends and myths that surround the 88 constellations of the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Uncover the patterns in the stars through the richly illustrated pages of this charming book, which brings each of the constellations to life.
Discover the secret to why crows are as black as coal, which goddess weaves coloured clouds, who cut their hair to protect their husband, and which is the smallest star in the sky.
Visually stunning, with metallic ink throughout, Written in the Stars captures the beauty of our twinkling night sky and is the perfect gift for novice stargazers and armchair astronomers alike.
Alison Davies runs workshops at universities throughout the UK, showing academies, students and early years practitioners how stories can be used as tools for teaching and learning. Alison writes for a wide selection of magazines, including Bella, Soul & Spirit, Your Fitness, Take a Break, Fate and Fortune, Spirit and Destiny, You, Kindred Spirit and Woman's Own. Her features have also appeared in the Times Education Supplement, Daily Mail and Sunday Express parenting sections. Her most recent books, Be Your Own Fairy Tale and Trickster Magic, were published in 2015. Alison has also published The Little Book of Happiness, The Little Book of Tidiness and Be More Cat in 2017 with Quadrille.