To those who can decipher it, the night sky is alive with gods and goddesses, animals and mythical creatures—an endless carnival played out in shining constellations. Amidst this jet-black canvas pricked with white dots, a hunter leaps in pursuit with his dogs at his heels, a sea monster threatens a maiden in distress, and a pair of twins lives forever.
In Stories in the Stars, writer and stargazer Susanna Hislop and international artist Hannah Waldron present an imaginative journey through the heavens. Leaping between centuries, cultures, and traditions, they explore each of the night sky’s eighty-eight constellations through gorgeous illustrations and vivid descriptions that will linger in readers’ minds long after they’ve closed the book and stepped outside on a starry night.
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||10.00(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.90(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Hannah Waldron is an artist and designer based between London and Stockholm. Her graphic and narrative-led image making has been applied across a range of media, from print to textiles, at both a personal and an architectural scale.
What People are Saying About This
“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! I'm learning something new every day and having a lot of fun in the process.” —Tristan Gooley, The Natural Navigator