Author – Judith Hurrell
Judith Hurrell is a freelance writer who lives in Buckinghamshire. When she’s not writing, you’ll find her in nature,
going on about the sky, the sea, the earth and the trees to her family and dogs. She was inspired to write this book
after joining a women’s circle, which meets every month to mark and celebrate the 12 phases of the lunar cycle.
Social Media Links –
Twitter – https://twitter.com/JudeHurrell
Publisher – Summersdale
Pages – 208
The Blurb –
When can you spot the Hunter’s Moon, a Smiling Moon or a Pink Moon?
How can the phases of the moon help your garden grow?
What influence does the full moon have on hamsters, coral and skylarks?
Navigate the rhythms of the night sky with this evocative collection of poetry, prose and precious wisdom. Illuminating the moon’s influence on the natural world and its depiction in folklore and the arts.
The Moon Almanac will open your eyes to the wonders of our brightest celestial neighbour.
Includes information on:
History and folklore – learn about wolves howling at the moon and the stories behind the names such as holiday moon, the old moon etc.
Trivia – includes details of the Apollo missions, the first man on the moon, astronomy discoveries, the tides, daylight moons, harvest moons and more.
The moon in religion and mythology – gods and goddesses of the moon, religious beliefs about the moon.
The moon and biological rhythms – find out how you can align your body and your sleeping patterns with the moon, and how important the moon is to your circadian rhythm.
Words of wisdom and lunar quotes.
Today is my stop on The Moon Almanac blog tour. Many thanks to Anne Cater for the chance to read and review.
My thoughts – I absolutely loved this book. I was already interested in the moon and the cycles it goes through and (if you believe) the effect it has on our star signs.
However this is a lot more than a book about star signs, the author has created a collection of information for us all about it. From how it moves through its cycle to when is the best time to plant things.
The book goes through month by month and explains what role the moon plays in that time of year. The author has also contained writings about the moon from folklore to mythology.
Purchase Links – The Moon Almanac