Young Oracle Tarot by Suki Ferguson & Ana Novaes

9780711263758
Title: 
Young Oracle Tarot
Author: Suki Ferguson
Illustrator: 
Ana Novaes
Published: January 2022
Publisher: Allen and Unwin/Murdoch Books
Readership: Children’s Non-Fiction
Rating: ★★★★★
RRP: $24.99

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.

This enchanting treasury of all things tarot for readers aged 10 and up gives a fascinating insight into the history, secrets and practice of tarot. Featuring a foil-detailed cover, a ribbon marker and stunning illustrations, Young Oracle Tarot reveals for young oracles-in-training what tarot is, how to read the cards for themselves and for others, and how this ancient mystical practice can be used for self-reflection, self-care, problem-solving, and much more. For hundreds of years, people have sought answers to life’s big questions in tarot cards. This book will help young truth-seekers use the cards to navigate their own trials and triumphs, from family life, friendships and relationships, to school, work and health. Everything readers need to get started on their tarot journey is contained in Young Oracle Tarot, starting with the rich history behind the cards and flowing forward to how they can be used today when relating to ourselves and to others, with simple card explanations and guidance for completing different readings. The book includes:

– 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.

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