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Magpies & Red Skies: The Enchanting Origins of 100 Superstitions

by Willow Winsham - £14.99  Welbeck Publishing Group (2023)
hardback    ISBN 13: 9781802791914 | ISBN 10: 1802791914

Find a penny, pick it up
All day long you'll have good luck

Whether hopping over cracks, saluting magpies or knocking on wood, we all seek good fortune through performing curious rituals. But is there ancient wisdom behind the folklore of superstition?
In this exquisitely illustrated tour through thousands of years of tradition, Willow Winsham explores the mysterious origins behind 100 of the most intriguing superstitions from across the globe.

(Price & availability last checked: July 2023)

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