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Goddess

By: Ramirez, Dr Janina Walsh, Sarah(Illustrated by)

Part of the Inspiring Lives series
1788009959 / 9781788009959
Hardback
24/02/2022
72 in stock Need More ?
United Kingdom
30 cm 111 pages : illustrations (colour)
Children's (6-12)  Learn More
At head of title: The British Museum.

Tales of powerful female figures have been told since the beginning of time and this collection brings together 50 stories from around the world.

There are loving creators, wise leaders, fearsome warriors, gentle healers and mystical protectors, and they can each inspire you to find strength within yourself . . . Beautifully written by cultural historian and broadcaster, Dr Janina Ramirez, and stunningly illustrated by Sarah Walsh, this amazing book contains goddesses, guides, spirits, saints, witches, demons and many more female figures that have played an important role in shaping belief today.

Based on original sources and with photographs from the British Museum collection, this incredible introduction to goddesses throughout history will entertain, engage and empower readers everywhere. Divided into thematic chapters, but connected by the power of the female, there are important stories of creation and love, action-packed stories of war and death, and heroic stories of great adventure and strength.

Each gorgeously illustrated spread is a celebration of girl power in its many forms. List of goddesses featured: Inanna, Athena, Mami Wata, Nut, Ezili Danto, Rhiannon, Xiwangmu, Baba Yaga, Durga, Juno, Venus, Chalchiutitcue, Brigid, Mokosh, Pattini, Ariadne, Asase Yaa, Gaia, Eve, Mawu, Lilith, Sekhmet, Diana, Freyja, Izanami, Anat, Hel, Rangda, Medusa, Kali, Mary, Guanyin, Isis, Hecate, Sarasvati, Tara, Chang'e, Pte San Win, Lakshmi, Popa Medaw, Sedna, Itzpapalotl, Pele, Badb Catha, Oshun, Spider Mother, Tiamat, Amaterasu, Papatuanuku, Mazu

BIC:

YNH History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage), YNM People & places (Children's / Teenage), YNR Religion & beliefs: general interest (Children's / Teenage), YRG Reference works (Children's / Teenage)

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