Sponge Cake at Funerals And Other Quaint Old Customs: Magical Creatures, A Weiser Books Collection

Sponge Cake at Funerals And Other Quaint Old Customs: Magical Creatures, A Weiser Books Collection

by William Wirt Sikes, Varla Ventura

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Overview

Varla Ventura, fan favorite on Huffington Post’s Weird News, frequent guest on Coast to Coast, and bestselling author of The Book of the Bizarre and Beyond Bizarre, introduces a new Weiser Books Collection of forgotten crypto-classics. Magical Creatures is a hair-raising herd of affordable digital editions, curated with Varla’s affectionate and unerring eye for the fantastic.

Birth rituals, marriage ceremonies, funeral rites, holiday traditions, and enduring superstitions of Welsh folkore are all documented with detail and a fervent love for the people and the immortal spirits of Wales. Written by William Wirt Sikes in 1880, this magnificent collection of old customs is sure to enchant and enliven anyone's virtual bookshelf.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781619400269
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Publication date: 12/22/2011
Series: Magical Creatures Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 78
File size: 912 KB

About the Author

Henry Jackson van Dyke (November 10, 1852 – April 10, 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman.


Varla Ventura is the author of Fairies, Pookas and Changelings; Banshees, Werewolves, Vampires and Other Creatures of the Night; Among the Mermaids; The Book of the Bizarre; and Beyond Bizarre. She can often be found lurking about the deep dark woods and lakes of Minnesota on the hunt for mushrooms, magical herbs, and the elusive little men of legend. Visit her at www.varlaventura.net.

Henry Jackson van Dyke (November 10, 1852 – April 10, 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman.


Varla Ventura is the author of Varla Ventura’s Paranormal Parlor: Ghosts, Seances and Tales of True Hauntings, as well as Fairies, Pookas, and Changelings: A Complete Guide to the Wild & Wicked Enchanted Realm, along with several other books on spooky ooky stuff.  She can often be found lurking about the deep dark woods, lakes, streams and parlors on the hunt for beastly things and hidden history. Visit her online at www.varlaventura.net

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