Get whisked away into the history of some of the most controversial women in history: witches.
“I love how this book takes a global perspective…It's really cool to learn about the similarities and differences between magical beliefs across the world and throughout history.” —The Tiny Activists
"This guide will satisfy younger readers looking for a mix of history and magic." —Publisher’s Weekly
Tracing as far back as the Stone Age, witches have fascinated us for centuries. But were they evil sorceresses determined to seek revenge, or suppressed feminists who were misunderstood? From Egyptian priestesses to Norse healers, take a closer look at witches throughout history and across the world, in this holistic non-fiction book that incorporates poetry, art, mythology, hexes, potions, and magic from different cultures and religions around the world.
August 4, 2020
Matt Ralphs has been fascinated with witches, ghosts and anything a little bit creepy ever since he was a child. He is the bestselling author of the fiction titles Fire Witch and Fire Girl and has been editing and writing children's books for over 10 years. He lives on a boat in London.
Núria Tamarit is from a little town in the east of Spain called Villarreal. She works as freelance illustrator and comic artist, and has illustrated numerous children's books and worked with publications such as The Valencianer and Nobrow. She currently lives in Barcelona.
"This guide will satisfy younger readers looking for a mix of history and magic."—Publisher’s Weekly
“I love how this book takes a global perspective…It's really cool to learn about the similarities and differences between magical beliefs across the world and throughout history.”—The Tiny Activists
“A magical way to share different cultures with readers, the colorful illustrations will captivate even the youngest of learners as they soak in the mysterious visuals and listen to the enchanting tales.”
“A magical journey through the history of Witches.”—The Literacy Shed