Subtitle Discover the mythology of the zodiac & stars

Alison Davies
Price $24.99 / £18.99
Description Description

Discover the intriguing mythology behind the planets and Zodiac signs that rule Western astrology and learn how to channel the energy of each star sign to live your best life.

Have you ever wondered why the Zodiac signs are associated with certain animals? Or how a crab (Cancer) came to rule a part of the sky? Or, for that matter, what it means to have Taurus, the stubborn bull, as your star sign?

Whether you’re a fiery Aries, a mysterious Scorpio, or a sassy Sagittarius, you can discover the fascinating, sometimes forgotten, and often wild Greek and Roman mythology that gave rise to the star signs and planet names, while learning the stories behind:

Aries, the ram; Taurus, the bull; Gemini, the twins; Cancer, the crab; Leo, the lion; Virgo, the maiden; Libra, the scales; Scorpio, the scorpion; Sagittarius, the archer; Capricorn, the goat; Aquarius, the cup bearer; Pisces, the fish; Venus, the planet of love; Mars, the planet of war

… and more!

With stunning, specially commissioned illustrations from Jennifer Parks (@spectralgardens) and rituals and affirmations included at the end of each story to help you harness the power of every sign and planet, whether you’re a super grounded Taurus looking to bring more activist Aquarius energy into your life, or a dreamy Pisces looking to get focused like no-nonsense Virgo, this book is for you.

Series Stories Behind…
Format Hardcover Book 176 Pages
ISBN 9780711290747
Size6.69 in x 9.06 in / 170.00 mm x 230.00 mm
Published Date August 29th, 2024
Alison Davies
Alison Davies lives in Nottingham and runs workshops at universities throughout the UK showing academics, students and early years practitioners how stories and narratives can be used as tools for teaching, healing and learning. She has a keen interest in folklore, health and wellbeing and the esoteric and is the author of Tales Behind the Tarot and Goddess Stories (Leaping Hare Press).
Jennifer Parks

JENNIFER PARKS is an illustrator, ceramicist, and tattoo artist living in the US. She is a mystic, a mother, and an animist. She loves nature and is surrounded by the lush greenery of the PNW and has many animal friends, including cats, a dog, squirrels, raccoons, birds, and a possum. She believes in magic and spirits and everything in between.

Her website is and her Instagram handle is @spectralgardens.

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