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A fascinating look into the secrets of the supernatural world for curious children obsessed with magic and mystery.
Featuring bright and bold illustrations, Mysteries, Magic, and the Unexplained traces the story of myth and magic from ancient superstitions to medieval alchemy and divination to the modern-day fascination with UFOs.
This book for children aged 7-9 explores every aspect of magic through the ages and across many cultures. It traces the history of magic ritual from spells and potions to alchemy and divination, as well as investigating other mysteries of the paranormal. While it’s a fun read, it takes its subject seriously – taking a historical approach to the supernatural world across all cultures.
This book about magic for children aged 7-9 offers:
- Beautifully illustrated, imaginative and informative reference pages on wizards, witches, ghosts, cryptids, and other supernatural beings.
- A look into UFOs and Extraterrestrials with possible explanations.
- An explanation of the origins of festivals, rituals, from the history of Halloween and China’s Hungry Ghost Festival to Mexico’s Day of the Dead.
- Special features on famous mysteries that were actually hoaxes.
This compendium for kids of all things magical and unexplained throughout the ages will capture the imagination of kids everywhere. Taking a neutral stance, it explores the facts behind spells, seances and tarot cards, fortune tellers, witchcraft and wizardry, unexplained natural phenomena, and more.
About the Author
Tamara Macfarlane is the owner of Tales on Moon Lane Children’s Bookshop, Moon Lane Education, and Moon Lane Ink CIC. She has more than 15 years’ experience working with children and schools and combines running the two bookshops with writing children’s books. Tamara has series with Hodder, Simon and Schuster, Troika Books, and Puffin. She has judged many high-profile book awards and is Vice Chair of the World Book Day committee.