Stories in the Stars : An Atlas of Constellations Hardback
***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 GooleyLook 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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 30/10/2014
- Category: Reference works
- ISBN: 9780091954451