The Book of Goddesses by Kris Waldherr

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One Spirit/Book of the Month Club top ten bestselling book. By the creator of the best-selling The Goddess Tarot. With over 130 illustrations.

Drawing inspiration from the many goddesses honored throughout history, this lavishly illustrated, greatly expanded anniversary edition of Kris Waldherr’s beloved classic pays homage to one hundred of these revered women.

THE BOOK OF GODDESSES is a celebration of the Divine Feminine. Drawing inspiration from the many goddesses honored throughout history, this visually stunning book exquisitely presents one hundred goddesses from traditions and cultures all over the world, along with their stories and symbolic significance. This expanded anniversary edition is structured around the important feminine rites of passage: beginnings, love, motherhood, creativity, strength, and transformations.

THE BOOK OF GODDESSES is a testament to the power, passion, wisdom, and beauty of women everywhere, in all stages of life.
 

About Kris Waldherr

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Kris Waldherr is an illustrator, author, and creator of several oracle sets, including The Goddess Tarot, The Lover's Path Tarot, and The Goddess Inspiration Oracle. She lives in New York. Linda Schierse Leonard is the author of "Creation's Heartbeat, Meeting the Madwoman, Witness to the Fire," and "On the Way to the Wedding.
 
Published June 26, 2010 by Art and Words Editions. 167 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences, Self Help, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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A bordered page of text faces a full-page watercolor illustration for each of the goddesses, from Athena to the Zorya (triple Russian goddesses like the Greek Fates).

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The Book of Goddesses by Kris Waldherr is a children’s picture book about twenty-six goddesses from all over the world, from Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom, to the Zorya, a Russian trio that guards the universe.

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