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NOW $6.85 (65% OFF) Smoky and the Feast of Mabon

Smoky and the Feast of Mabon by Catherynne M Valente

Smoky and the Feast of Mabon by Catherynne M. Valente

NOW $6.85 (65% OFF)

Upset at the sight of her dying flowers, Smoky goes into the woods where she has always felt safe. Now she’s lost! What is that glow in the woods before her? Follow a little girl as she discovers the meaning of Mabon in the wood behind her house, where a magical meal… read more

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Make diversity of Pagan culture accessible with books

Books Make Diversity of Pagan Culture Accessible to Schoolchildren

St. Louis, MO: Could there be witches next door? Magical Child Books make diversity of Pagan culture accessible. Teaching diversity is hard enough when the students have some familiarity with the cultures: Islam or Judaism, for instance. But what resources are available for teaching about Paganism or Wicca (sometimes referred to as witchcraft)? And can one girl’s experience of being different as a Pagan apply universally to studying other kinds of difference?

Books Make Diversity of Pagan Culture Accessible to Schoolchildren

While Harry Potter made the idea of magic a common dinner-table topic, the J. K. Rowling version of witchcraft has essentially nothing in common with modern Paganism: a religion based on teachings stretching back thousands of years, venerating nature and incorporating polytheism. Yet, many American students live next door to practicing Pagan families, whether they know it or not. And many Pagan children feel very isolated in classrooms dominated by Christians; they may not even know any other Pagans at their school. Could there be witches next door to you?

Magical Child Books steps into the breach with illustrated children’s stories to make diversity of Pagan culture accessible and understandable.

An Ordinary Girl, a Magical Child
(ISBN 9780979683435) follows one Pagan elementary school child through the cycle of the year: celebrating the eight important holidays (Sabbats), blessing a home, rejoicing in the full moon…and learning how to conquer schoolmate teasing about her different traditions and banish bad dreams through ritual.

Aidan’s First Full Moon Circle
(ISBN 9780979683442) walks a Pagan boy through the excitement of one ritual, and the discovery that he has been chosen to play a very important part in the night’s events.

Smoky and the Feast of Mabon
(ISBN 9780979683466) Follows one girl as she delights in the mystery of the first harvest holiday of Mabon.

“A sound introduction for young readers to neo-Pagan beliefs.” —Sue Bradford Edwards, children’s book reviewer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Please see all reviews for An Ordinary Girl, A Magical Child)


Rabbit’s Song another 4 Star review on Amazon

Rabbit's Song by SJ Tucker

4 Star review out of 5 stars

Imaginative story!, May 17, 2014
By This Kid Reviews Books

The Trickster searches in the animal kingdom for the perfect animals to teach humankind. He passes by strong and ferocious animals because they are too scary for humans. He reaches a group of humble, happy animals and he chooses them to be the totems to teach humans joy and laughter.

Visit http://goo.gl/iJUS38 to read the full review.


The Pagan Student: A guide for educators.

With school starting up soon, you’ll want to read this informative guide about the Pagan Student before sending your child to class. Most teachers will have questions about Pagan beliefs, be prepared to answer them.

A guide for educators of the Pagan student:

A Pagan student in your school practices a religion with which you may not be familiar. This page is simply to give you information you may need to understand the different experiences this student may share with you, and answer any questions… Read more.

Topics covered include:

What is a Pagan student likely to practice and believe?

A Pagan student will celebrate a nature-based, polytheistic religion

A Pagan student will be taught ethics emphasizing both personal freedom and personal responsibility


Beltane celebration recipe turtle pancakes

Beltane celebration recipe turtle pancakes

Beltane celebration recipeEven though our calendars say that the year began earlier, Springtime can feel like the beginning of the year, and so it’s appropriate to celebrate the beginning of a special Spring day with a special springtime meal. Here’s a Beltane celebration recipe for a favorite at our house, Turtle Pancakes. No turtles are harmed in the creation of this meal.

When my daughter was young she insisted she hated cooked spinach. But she often requested these green vegetable pancakes. If you have children who are reluctant to eat green leafy vegetables, this recipe may be just what you are looking for to get green stuff into them. My grandfather often replaced the spinach with zucchini at summer’s end. I prefer the spinach as it has a sweeter taste on my tongue. Enjoy!

Servings: 6 people (Or one really hungry pre-teen)

Total prep time: 15 minutes, cooking time: 20 minutes

Special features: vegetarian (contains dairy & egg products)

Ingredients for Beltane celebration recipe turtle pancakes

2 large eggs                             3 TBS (44 ml) canola oil

2/3 cup (156 ml) milk              1-1/2 (355 ml) cups pancake mix

10 oz. (284 ml) frozen, packaged, creamed spinach – defrosted

You will need a blender or food processor that is large enough to hold at least 10 cups (2.5 l) of liquid. The night before you plan to make the pancakes place the creamed spinach in the refrigerator to defrost. Place the defrosted spinach in the blender and add the milk. Blend together until smooth.

Add 2 TBS (30 ml) of the oil and 2 eggs to the mix and blend until smooth.  While the blender is going slowly add the pancake batter, blend the batter until it is all moistened. DO NOT OVER MIX. Note: You may have to stop the blender and scrape the pancake mix down from the sides to moisten all the mix.  Put the batter aside to rest for 5 minutes.

Heat a large griddle or frying pan on medium low heat. When pan has heated add one TBS of oil to the pan. When oil is heated carefully pour ¼ cup (59 ml) of batter (one pancake) at a time into the pan. Depending on the size of the pan, you may be able to cook 4-6 pancakes at a time. Watch your pancakes carefully, should they begin to burn turn the heat down slightly.

The pancakes are ready to flip when they are dry on the edges and the bubbles that form leave little tunnels in the pancake when they burst. Flip each pancake carefully, and continue cooking for another couple of minutes until they become golden green-brown. Cooked pancakes may remain slightly gooey in the center. Place cooked pancakes on a warmed dish. Continue placing batter on the hot frying pan, adding oil as necessary until all the batter is gone.

If you are feeling especially adventurous you can actually make the pancakes in little turtle shapes by adding small amounts of batter to the edges of slightly cooked batter to form feet, tail and a head.

Serve with sour cream, maple syrup, applesauce or sliced strawberries.