The first book I ever read on The Craft of the Wise, is still the best book I ever read on it. Scott Cunningham has move on, but his works remain one of the foundations of Western Wicca.
This special edition includes a bonus: The author's own Book of Shadows
"This is one of the most widely recommended books you will hear mentioned when talking to anyone who walks these paths. Countless thousands have come to understand and embrace the Lord and Lady through the words and the wisdom revealed within."
–The Celtic Connection
"A positive, practical introductioin to Wicca, designed so that any iterested person can learn to practice alone, anywhere in the world."
–The Enchanting News
"...a simple, yet comprehensive introduction to the beliefs and rituals of Wicca. Scott Cunningham explains the philosophies, tenets, holidays, and rituals in a way that everyone can understand."
–United Pagan Ministries
Scott Cunningham authored more than 30 books, both fiction and nonfiction, including: Earth, Air, Fir & Water; Earth Power; Magical Aromatherapy; Magical Herbalism; and Living Wicca: A Further Guide for the Solitary Practitioner.