Title: Young Oracle Tarot
Author: Suki Ferguson
Illustrator: Ana Novaes
Published: January 2022
Publisher: Allen and Unwin/Murdoch Books
Readership: Children’s Non-Fiction
With Young Oracle Tarot, tweens and teens can explore the rich, mystical history of tarot, discover the symbols and meanings of the cards, and feel empowered to use tarot for self-reflection, self-care and problem-solving.
– A timeline of tarot through the ages
– Examples of how today’s young readers can make the most of tarot
– Tips on how to conduct personal readings and reading for others
– Explanations of all the cards in the Rider-Waite-Smith deck, as well as information on other decks
– Guidance on how to practice 1-card daily readings, 3-card draw readings, and Celtic Cross readings
– A glossary of mystical terms
This magical guide will initiate readers into a powerful global tradition and empower tweens and teens to trust their intuition, recognise their strengths and talents, and reflect on and process situations and problems that are important to them.
I’ve been fascinated with tarot for years, and while I have some knowledge I am always willing to build on it and when I saw this young adult information book about the tarot I was really interested in reading it. It’s a gorgeous hardback book, with gold foiling on the cover. The design and illustration work in it is incredible and will draw in readers young and old.
This beautiful guide to the tarot by Suki Ferguson and Ana Novaes is perfect for middle grade and young adult teens who are interested in learning about tarot and how to read simple spreads. It features information about what tarot is, the history of it and the first decks, as well as detailed information about each card in the major and minor arcana. There are gorgeous illustrations and tips for doing readings.
It’s a perfect book for a tween or teen who is new to tarot and wants to explore the history of it in more depth. The information is simple, accessible and easy to pick up and read.