Test Valley Tales brings the landscape of Test Valley to life through beautiful folk tales and legends. This is a limited edition of the book, signed by the Author. Your book will be wrapped up in brown paper, tied up with string and finished with a wax seal. It will come in a box with all of our usual treats. As this book is a suitable keepsake for all ages, please specify at checkout whether you’d like treats appropriate for an Adult or a Child.
About the book…
From dragons and magical fish, to enchanted trees and spectral horses, storyteller Amanda Kane-Smith brings the landscape of Test Valley to life through folk tales and legends.
Suitable for all ages (7+), with original artwork and acompanying facts, ‘Test Valley Tales’ is both a beautiful book and a useful resource for anyone curious to explore this fascinating part of the country, while learning about its history and folklore.
The book has ten illustrated short stories that link in with locations across Test Valley including Mottisfont, Danebury Ring, Amport Woods and Stockbridge. Local artists Maija Liepins and Susan Merrick have created the artwork for the book. The book runs alongside the Test Valley Tales podcast, a free resource which makes the stories accessible to everyone.
About the Author…
The book forms part of the Test Valley Borough of Culture’s legacy projects, supported by Test Valley Arts Foundation, Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants and Hampshire County Council.
Publication date: August 23rd
Your box will include…
- A brand new hardback special edition copy of Test Valley Tales by signed by Amanda Kane Smith.
- Four delicious beverages – A mixture of tea and coffee. (Hot Chocolate for children).
- A Tasty Treat – Meredith & Drew Biscuits.
- A Bookish Postcard – perfect for framing or displaying in your home!
- A hand poured wax seal to finish it all off – great for keeping and putting in a journal or scrapbook as decoration!
We have lots of bookish add-ons available for your box! From Bookmarks to mini wax melt burners, book holders and book baskets, we have plenty of items to add something a little special to your box of treats. Take a look at all of our options here.
* Gallery images shows an example of what may be included in your box – treat and gift content may differ. Wax melt bar scent is subject to availability and may differ in scent from the photograph and description.