The Illustrated Bestiary

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Introducing Maia Toll's "The Bestiary" – a captivating and enchanting journey into the world of animals, magic, and self-discovery. This exquisite book invites you to embark on an exploration like no other, where each page is a portal to a realm where the mystical and the mundane converge.

Product Features:

  1. A Whimsical Menagerie: "The Bestiary" introduces you to a rich and diverse cast of animal guides, each with its own unique symbolism, wisdom, and magical properties. From the graceful swan to the mysterious owl, this book unveils the hidden meanings behind these creatures and their profound connections to our lives.

  2. Beautifully Illustrated: Maia Toll's "The Bestiary" is a visual masterpiece. The book is adorned with stunning illustrations that breathe life into each animal and transport you into their world. These intricate drawings enhance the storytelling and make it a true work of art.

  3. Practical Magic: Beyond the enchanting tales, this book is a practical guide to incorporating the wisdom of animals into your daily life. Discover rituals, spells, and practices that harness the power of these creatures to support your personal growth, self-discovery, and spiritual journey.

  4. Deep Insights: Maia Toll's lyrical prose and deep insights into the interconnectedness of nature and spirit will resonate with anyone seeking a deeper understanding of themselves and the world around them. "The Bestiary" encourages reflection, self-awareness, and a reconnection with the natural world.

  5. Timeless Wisdom: Rooted in ancient traditions and folklore, this book offers timeless wisdom that transcends cultures and eras. Whether you're a seasoned practitioner of the mystical arts or a curious newcomer, "The Bestiary" provides something valuable for everyone.

What "The Bestiary" Can Be Used For:

  1. Self-Discovery: Explore the animal energies that resonate with you and uncover the insights they offer for personal growth and transformation.

  2. Rituals and Magic: Incorporate the rituals and spells provided in the book to infuse your daily life with intention, magic, and a deeper connection to the natural world.

  3. Guidance and Inspiration: Let the stories of these animal guides inspire you in times of uncertainty or when seeking direction on your life's path.

  4. Meditation and Contemplation: Use "The Bestiary" as a tool for meditation and contemplation, allowing the wisdom of animals to guide your inner journey.

  5. Gift of Wisdom: Share the wisdom and beauty of this book with loved ones who have an affinity for animals, magic, or spiritual exploration. It makes a thoughtful and meaningful gift.

She profiles the mystical, meaningful traits of 36 powerful animals and explores how those traits can guide our intentions, inform our actions, and offer wisdom and insight. Spring Peeper’s ability to reemerge from frozen hibernation can inspire us to reinvent ourselves.

Katydid’s five eyes can lend clarity of vision when we need to see the bigger picture.

A deck of 36 oracle cards beautifully illustrated by Kate O'Hara, plus suggested rituals, readings, and reflections, guide readers in cultivating and accessing each animal’s special energy.


In summary, Maia Toll's "The Bestiary" is a captivating and enlightening book that bridges the gap between the mystical and the everyday. It is a doorway to a world where animals become messengers, guides, and sources of wisdom, offering insights that can transform your life. Immerse yourself in this enchanting journey, and let the magic of "The Bestiary" awaken your spirit and open new horizons of self-discovery.