Contents (IAM)

May 5, 2017

Chapter 1: Creatures of the Underworld
Snake Dreams
The Hag and the Serpent
The Transformation of the Seer
Snake Review
Approaching Animal Magic
Such a Deal
Musings on a Multi-Patterned Scale

Chapter 2: Creatures of the Womb
Bat Savvy
The War Between Beasts and Birds
Rebellion of the Minyades
Bat Review
The Animal Mother-Goddess
The Lord of the Flute
Musing in a Dark Cave

Chapter 3: Creatures of the Soil
Deciphering the Mouse Mysteries
The Witch’s Queen
The Colony of Mice
Mouse Review
What Is A Magical Animal?
The Pride of King Solomon
Musings on the Magical Beast

Chapter 4: Creatures of the Dream World
Bear Dance
A Priestess for Artemis
Birth of the Honey-Paw
Bear Review
The Animal Guided Meditation – part one
The Fish King
Musings with an Animal Guide

Chapter 5: Creatures of the Night
The Owl of Cwmcawlyd
Why the Owl Hunts by Night
Owl Review
The Animal Guided Meditation – part two
The Spinster’s Vision
Musings From Another Dimension
Chapter 6: Creatures of the Long Journey
The Toad Queen The Three Feathers
The Frog Princess
Toad Review
What Kind Of An Animal Are You?
Inanna’s Descent to the Underworld
Musings on a Fairy Toad

Chapter 7: Creatures of Silence
In Search of Spider Gods
The Weaving Furies
The Children of Uttu
Spider Review
Them Lyin’ Critters
The Abduction of Idunn
Musings on Deception and Truth

Chapter 8: Creatures of Transformation
Bunnies and Rabbits and Hares (Oh my!)
The Tortoise and the Hare
The Cupid and the Hare
Hare Review
If It Looks Like a Duck, It Could Still Be a Witch
The Little Red Cow
Musings in a Different Form

Chapter 9: Creatures of the Otherworld
The Hounds of Hel
A Girl and Her Dog-Groom
Cuchulainn, the Tempered Hound
Dog Review
Wolf Bane, Wolf Brew
An Early Horror Classic
Musings on Canine Shapeshifting

Final Words
Appendix I: Heroes and Deities
Appendix II: Ancient People and Places
Selected Bibliography

Contents (DAG)

May 3, 2017

Chapter 1: The World at Hand
Cat Tales
How the Pussy Willow Got Her Name
Tefnut and Her Feud with Ra
Cat Review
Divining in the Natural World
Mistresses of Prophecy
Questioning the World

Chapter 2: Into the Swamp
Alligator Owlyout
Crocodile Goddess Creates the World
Sherit’s Bid for Power
Crocodile Review
Noticing the Signs
At the Trowe Ring
Questioning the Signs

Chapter 3: By the Numbers
Count Your Horses
The Fairy Seminary
The Blessing
Horse Review
Counting to Three
Winning Numbers
Questioning the Odds

Chapter 4: In Formation
An Amazonian Kingdom
The Astro-Bee
Sweet Return to Poppy Plateau
Bee Review
Hex to Perfection
The Isle of the Little Cat
Questioning the Form

Chapter 5: Under the Rock
Scorpion Security Associates
Gilgamesh Challenges the Scorpion Twins
Isis and the Bad Little Scorpions
Scorpion Review
Nine Worlds I Knew
The Snowshoe Queen
Questioning the Sentinels

Chapter 6: Seeing the Puzzle
Quoth the Raven, Evermore!
Cache and Release
Raven Review
Visionary Know-How
Leaves of Gold
Questioning the Shades

Chapter 7: What’s with that Noise?
Hunting and Pecking
Children of Vesta and Mars
The Woodpecker and the Horse
Woodpecker Review
Bird Dreams
The Booger ’Coon
Questioning the Vibes

Chapter 8: Into the Mist
The Oenoe Doe
The Antler Wagon
The Unfortunate Hunter
Deer Review
Tracking the Signs
The Huluppu Tree
Questioning the Unseen

Chapter 9: Avian Wisdom
Craning Your Mind
Letters of the Crane
The Habits of Highly Successful Cranes
Crane Review
Holding the Thread of Destiny
The Song of Cliodhna
Questioning the Signs

Final Words
Appendix I: Deities and Heroes
Appendix II: Ancient People and Places
Appendix III: Mathematical Terms
From the Author