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Established in 2009, A Raven Above Press is an eclectic small press with selections ranging from Celtic, folklore and thought-provoking art. A Raven Above Press specializes in the handmade process and limited print runs. A Raven Above Press is also the publisher of Celtic Family Magazine and has been the major sponsor for unique shows and exhibits including: Bringing the Circle Together: A Native American Film Series, the Los Angeles St. David's Day Festival-National Day of Wales, and the Asian Pacific Islander-Native American Heritage Festival.
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CELT (available only in Canada & the USA) by Meinir Gwilym
CD includes booklet in jewel case.
Released on March 1, 2014, in conjunction with the Los Angeles St. David's Day Festival, celebrating Wales' Patron Saint.
Distributed in US exclusively by A Raven Above Press.
Features some of Meinir's favorite Welsh folk songs, previously unreleased English tracks written by Meinir, and classic duets with the best bass-baritone in the world - Bryn Terfel.
A quote from Meinir's management - "We're very excited to be showcasing Meinir's music in North America. Since releasing her first work in 2002, she's built up a massive following in Wales and throughout Europe. We've been receiving a lot of enquiries from North America, so now is a great time to be releasing an album out there."
Learn Welsh Now: A Beginner's Guide to Everyday Welsh
Learn Welsh Now: A Beginners Guide to Everyday Welsh is a Book and Audio Lesson set that teaches the Welsh Language in a fun and interesting way. The set consists of a course book and downloadable Audio tracks where Jason Shepherd (of The Learn Welsh Podcast) teaches you how to pronounce and remember Welsh words and phrases that can be used in everyday situations. Each unit includes examples of conversations, quizzes and revision questions to help you learn the Welsh Language easily and effectively. Published by Choir of Giants Press.
The Children's Voice: A Definitive Collection of Welsh Nursery Rhymes
The Children's Voice by Peter Anthony Freeman features over 27 different artists from the US and Wales bridged together to create the most cherished and timeless Welsh nursery rhyme book imagined.
The Children's Voice includes an all-star cast of illustrators from Nathan Wyburn (Abergavenny, UK) jamming Y Broga Bach on toast, Anthony Richards of (Ammanford, UK) dripping Bwrw Glaw, and Siobhan Owen rendering Fuoch chi Rioed yn Morio?, and many more!
Freeman is at his best revealing the origin and background of the Welsh rhymes, providing the reader with meaningful insight into Welsh family dynamics and how social and economic factors impacted the roots of the stories told.
New from A Raven Above Press
Celtic Family Magazine, Volume I
This special edition coffee table book is packed with the very best content spanning Celtic Family Magazine's first year.
Exclusive interviews with Meinir Gwilym, couture designers Charles & Patricia Lester, author Owen Sheers, Isle of Man artist Svetlana Cameron, Manx musical trio Barrule, Robyn Tomos of the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Cornwall’s Kneehigh Theatre, Scotland born-Cornish artist Ruarri Joseph, artist Jack Vettriano, Scottish author Kirsty Logan, Manx company Laxey Woolen Mills, Irish singer-songwriter Cathy Davey, and the world of Lori Earley.
Stories on Scottish Meat Pies, the Last Invasion of Britain, the Meaning of Deer in Celtic Legend, Macbeth-King of Scotland, Manx Faeries and Mythology, A Celtic Journey-Siobhan Owen, Scottish Tales of the Selkie, Origin of the Celtic Church, Dylan Thomas Centennial Haunts, Welsh Cakes, Celtic Hair in Ancient Times, the Scottish Thistle, Irish Wolfhounds, the Money Tree, the Making of Ireland, Cornish: A Language Revolution, Redmond O’Hanlon, Traditional Food of Celtic Spring Festivals, Manx Cats, Literary Encounters at the Hay Festival, Welsh Traditions in Dance, A Celtic History of Ice Cream, The Yew: Sacred Tree of Eternity, Transformation and Rebirth, Celtic Wedding Traditions and Bridal Hair, The Korrigan: The Breton Fairyfolk, Gypsy Vanner Horses, and much more.
Spring 2015 #7
The Spring Issue #7 features exclusive interviews with Outlander Series best selling author Diana Gabaldon, Welsh writer Francesca Rydderch, Pan Celtic musical act The Outside Track, author Maggie Stiefvater discusses Owain Glynd?r, Scottish fashion designer Hayley Scanlan, Welsh artist Shani Rhys James, Joe Moriarty: Irish Dance in Columbus, and stories on St. Piran Day Celebrations, Cornwall's Jack and the Giant Killer, History of the Scottish Tartan, the Caledonian Highland Games, Arizona Renaissance Festival, and much more.
Celtic Family Magazine is your quarterly source for the most interesting news, stories, arts, and photographs for and by Celtic descendants around the world. Celtic Family Magazine acts as an index for organizations, groups, destinations and retail outlets.
A Boy Born from Mold and Other Delectable Morsels (paperback edition)
Nine delightfully bleak stories, beginning with Ruin (or Rune proper), who through extraordinary circumstances comes to moldy life in an old battered quilt left in the corner of a basement. Readers should also examine other characters like Zoog, a young vampire, whose intolerance to blood causes bouts of gas and bloating, much to his parents' distaste. 50 pages. This Paperback Edition features two new stories 'A Rare Benign Belbow' and 'Willy Nillee and the Red-Tailed Squirrel'. 5.2 x 8 inches. Fully illustrated by the author. Signed by the author.
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