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Matthews, Caitlin 1952-

Overview
Works: 163 works in 419 publications in 5 languages and 10,564 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction  History  Encyclopedias  Christian fiction  Calendars  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other
Classifications: GT4995.W55, [398.2]
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Publications about Caitlin Matthews
Publications by Caitlin Matthews
Most widely held works by Caitlin Matthews
The winter solstice : the sacred traditions of Christmas by John Matthews( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of many traditions of the winter season and offers suggestions for celebrating the Winter solstice
The barefoot book of princesses by Caitlin Matthews( Book )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 879 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of folk tales from around the world, all dealing with princesses
Encyclopaedia of Celtic wisdom : the Celtic shaman's sourcebook by Caitlin Matthews( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 725 libraries worldwide
A sourcebook for traditional Celtic spirituality
While the bear sleeps : winter tales and traditions by Caitlin Matthews( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
A young girl travels through time with a bear as her guide in this glowing anthology of winter customs, including the Nativity, Christmas in Mexico City, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. She discovers the origins of winter tales and traditions from the first snowfall to the return of spring
Trick of the tale : a collection of trickster tales by John Matthews( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of tales featuring notable trickster characters such as Raven and Hare, from the folk traditions of many countries
Celtic memories by Caitlin Matthews( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 452 libraries worldwide
An illustrated collection of traditional Celtic stories, blessings and rhymes, accompanied with notes on each story and a guide to pronounce the Celtic words used
Fireside stories : tales for a winter's eve by Caitlin Matthews( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
A collection of eight traditional tales associated with a variety of winter celebrations from Scottish, Russian, Slavey, Austrian, Czech, and Jewish lore
The Element encyclopedia of magical creatures : the ultimate A-Z of fantastic beings from myth and magic by John Matthews( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
"From unicorns, salamanders, satyrs, giants, elves and trolls, to dragons, nymphs, mermaids, werewolves and griffins -- take an enchanting journey through the history, folklore, and mythology of these beasts from virtually every culture in the world."--P. [4] of cover
The blessing seed : a creation myth for the new millennium by Caitlin Matthews( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the traditional Christian creation story
Sophia, goddess of wisdom : the divine feminine from black goddess to world-soul by Caitlin Matthews( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
The Arthurian book of days : the greatest legend in the world retold throughout the year by Caitlin Matthews( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and Dutch and held by 217 libraries worldwide
From the Dust Jacket: The legend of King Arthur, the Once and Future King, and the Knights of the Round Table is among the most powerful and durable of myths. It has been expanded and elaborated countless times, in many languages, and appeals as strongly to the romantic imagination of today as it did to the medieval audience for whom it was first set down. The Arthurian Book of Days is a unique way to enter this dramatic, colorful world. It can be consulted throughout the year, recounting the adventures of Arthur and his companions on a daily, seasonal, or annual basis. Many of the stories in the Arthurian cycle are commemorated on the day or days with which they are traditionally associated; each day throughout the year tells a different story or part of a story. Many strands of history and myth are woven into the tales of Arthur: his splendid Fellowship of Knights and their quest for the Holy Grail; his beautiful Queen, Guinevere; and his dearest friend, Sir Lancelot, the Queen's lover. All the well-known characters and stories are to be found in the pages of this book: the Sword in the Stone; the magician and counselor Merlin and his love, Nimue; the Lady of the Lake; the tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; the mysterious and terrifying Tarn Watheling; the love of Tristran and Isolt; the Pursuit of the Questing Beast; and many more, including a number of stories never before translated into English. The authors have drawn on the full range of Arthurian manuscripts from all over Europe as well as traditional British tales, presenting the stories in a language that preserves the spirit of the original while appealing to a contemporary audience. Two features allow the reader to follow the stories in strict chronology, should this be desired: there are cross-references at the end of many entries; and there is a chronological listing of all the events in the complete cycle. The Arthurian Book of Days is the first modern book on the Arthurian cycle that directly links the stories with their original, richly decorated medieval illustrations. Over seventy are reproduced in this book in full color, many photographed here for the first time
The wizard king & other spellbinding tales by John Matthews( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
A collection of folklore about wizards, witches, and magicians from around the world
The elements of the Celtic tradition by Caitlin Matthews( Book )
12 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 199 libraries worldwide
The Celtic tradition by Caitlin Matthews( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 192 libraries worldwide
The Celtic Tradition is a source of inspiration to more and more of us today, its myths and culture striking a deep chord within us. Caitlin Matthews' lucid text provides a rich source of informative and evocative material and is superbly complemented by lavish illustrations vividly capturing the spirit of the Celtic world
The encyclopaedia of Celtic myth and legend : a definitive sourcebook of magic, vision, and lore by John Matthews( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of Celtic tales and poems that cover such topics as invasions, conceptions and births, cattle raids, voyages, heroes, dreams, and love
The Aquarian guide to British and Irish mythology by Caitlin Matthews( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Secrets of the code ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Examines theories, gnostic in origin but also promoted in Dan Brown's novel The DaVinci code, that represent Jesus Christ as having survived the cross, subsequently marrying Mary Magdalene and starting a bloodline, knowledge that has been guarded for centuries by the Catholic Church. Discusses ideas of the feminine as evidenced in the gnostic tradition as opposed to those presented by Orthodox Christianity
My very first book of princesses by Caitlin Matthews( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Korean and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Princess stories by Caitlin Matthews( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
A collection of folktales from around the world
The Celtic book of days : a daily guide to Celtic spirituality & wisdom by Caitlin Matthews( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Matthews, Caitlin.
Matthews, Caitlín 1952-
Matthews, John i Caitlín.
マシュウズ, ケイトリン
マシューズ, ケイトリン
Languages
English (127)
Spanish (4)
Dutch (3)
Korean (1)
Czech (1)
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