Nature’s Folklore

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Nature's Folklore

Introduction & Series Review

This series includes illustrated treasuries of natural folklore and wild wisdom from around the world. Accessible text by Claire Cock-Starkey is vivdly brought to life with bright, folk art-inspired illustrations from a variety of contemporary artists. The books inspire appreciation of different cultures, as well as engagement with the beauty of the natural environment.

List of books

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Lore of the Deep - Claire Cock-Starkey, illustrated by Hannah Bess Ross
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Wide Eyed Editions (US) / Quarto Publishing (UK). 9780711287716 / 9780711287709. Oct 2024. 

Folklore & Wisdom from the Watery Wilds

“For millennia, humans have lived on and around the sea, relying on it for food, trade, and exploration. The myths, folktales, and lore that have washed up from that relationship are as mysterious as they are varied. Includes chapters on Mythical Seas & Oceans; Creatures of the Seas & Oceans; Seafarers; Stormy Waters; Ocean Landscapes; and Ominous Oceans.”

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Lore of the Stars - Claire Cock-Starkey, illustrated by Hannah Bess Ross

Wide Eyed Editions (US) / Quarto Publishing (UK). 9780711282018. Oct 2023. 

Folklore & Wisdom from Above & Beyond

“For millennia, humans have looked to the heavens to explain the world around and above them. The myths, folktales, and lore that have arisen from these wonderings are as mysterious as they are varied. Includes chapters on The Sky; The Sun; The Moon; The Stars; Planets, Comets, & Shooting Stars; and The Cosmos.”

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Lore of the Land - Claire Cock-Starkey, illustrated by Samantha Dolan

Wide Eyed Editions (US) / Quarto Publishing (UK). 9780711269842 / 9780711269828. Sep 2022. 

Folklore & Wisdom from the Wild Earth

“From thundering rivers to shady groves, flickering marshes to lightless caves, and from snow-capped mountains to the depths of the ocean, discover the folklore of Earth’s wildest places. Includes chapters on Woodlands, Seas & Oceans, Wetlands, Mountains, Rivers & Streams, and Hills & Caves.”

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Lore of the Wild - Claire Cock-Starkey, illustrated by Aitch

Wide Eyed Editions (US) / Quarto Publishing (UK). 9780711260719 / 97800711260696. Sep 2021. 

Folklore & Wisdom from Nature

“Traditional nature folklore can help us understand how our ancestors interacted with the world around them and allows us to view nature from a new perspective. Includes chapters on Animals; Birds; Insects; Flowers, Plants and Trees; Weather Lore; and Omens.”

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