The Spirit Baby and Other Bermudian Folktales
By:Florenz Webbe Maxell
Available at:Available at bookstores throughout Bermuda and the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs. Price may vary at bookstores.
Author Florenz Webbe Maxwell has written a book of uniquely Bermudian tales reflecting the history, culture, and motifs that have shaped her island home. Readers will delight in stories about unlucky fishermen, a woman’s curse on the annual Agricultural Exhibition, the origins of the bermudiana flower, monsters dwelling in limestone caves, and more. Illustrated by Bermudian artist Al Seymour, Sr., this rich collection is certain to be enjoyed by children and adults, locals and visitors alike.