The Secret Language of Flowers

Author(s): Samantha Gray; Sarah Perkins (Illustrator)

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Did you know the type of flowers you give can speak volumes? 'The Secret Language of Flowers' is a fascinating insight into the Victorian tradition of using flowers to convey secret messages, in a society where feelings often had to be suppressed. Samantha Gray reveals how flowers came by their meanings in folklore and how flowers became the language of courtship, love, friendship, beauty, and more. Discover the meanings of over 50 flowers: how lily of the valley symbolizes the return of happiness, how bluebells stand for constancy and everlasting love, and how daffodils represent high regard and chivalry. With stunning illustrations by artist Sarah Perkins that capture all of the beauty of flowers, this is an exceptionally lovely and fascinating gift book.

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Samantha Gray is a writer and editor. Samantha is the author of a number of books for children and adults, including The Faerie Book (CICO Books). She is also a contributor to the Flower Fairy Friends series and has worked on titles ranging from Magical Moonlight Feast to Primrose's Woodland Adventure and the Flower Fairy Dress Up Book.

General Fields

  • : 9781907563874
  • : Ryland Peters & Small
  • : CICO Books
  • : October 2011
  • : 186mm X 123mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2011
  • : December 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 128
  • : col. Illustrations
  • : Samantha Gray; Sarah Perkins (Illustrator)
  • : Hardback
  • : 1011
  • : English
  • : 398.368213