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News: Lovespoons Booklet - Elin Meek

Article Date(s):05/11/2016
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About the Booklet - Lovespoons:

A handy color illustrated bilingual booklet tracing the story of the craftsmanship of creating lovespoons in wood and other materials and the significance of the patterns used.

The lovespoon was a potent symbol of a young man's undying love for his betrothed, but this folk tradition and unique craft continues to flourish in Wales today. Learn all about the significance of the patterns and the history behind these special Welsh treasures in this booklet. Our range of Welsh Lovespoons are featured in the boolet. Press here to buy the book.

About the Author - Elin Meek:

Elin Meek was born in Swansea and was educated at 'Ysgol y Dderwen' and the Girls Grammar School, Carmarthen. She has adapted a wealth of books for children and adults over the years.

Elin says "When I was a child, I used to love to spend an afternoon reading in a sleeping bag with a stack of books at hand... Books have always been my best friends. Therefore, I enjoy adapting and writing books and I hope that some of my books will become someone else's best friend."

  • Author, Elin Meek
  • Publishers, Gwasg Gomer
  • 24 pages, paperback.
  • 33 color and 3 black-and-white illustrations.