These engaging children's stories chronicle a modern-day family as they celebrate the eight pagan holidays over the course of a year. Readers of all ages will delight in following the fictional Aisha and her family and friends. Told in Aisha's own words, these charming stories bring to life the tradition, beliefs, and values of the pagan faith as it is celebrated today.
The book includes a brief introduction to each holiday and an outline of the key pagan concepts and lessons for each story. Readers will follow Aisha to winter solstice, the longest night of the year, when she learns to appreciate the importance of family and figures out how to end a fight with her best friend Heather. During the fall equinox, readers will rejoice with Aisha as she celebrates her many accomplishments over the past year.
Each story includes a brief introduction to the holiday and an outline of the key pagan concepts and lessons that are fleshed out in the story. The tales are followed by earth-honoring activities suitable for adults and children alike.
This refreshing, family-oriented approach to the pagan calendar is ideal for children, parents, teachers, and anyone who seeks greater insight into the spiritual significance of the pagan tradition.
|Publisher:||Unitarian Universalist Association|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.24(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Anika Stafford holds an undergraduate degree in women's studies and worked as director of religious education for the Free Church Unitarian in Blaine, Washington. For over a decade Stafford has been teaching drama, storytelling, movement, and music to people of diverse abilities, ages, and special needs. She is currently writing her graduate thesis on children's literature at York University.