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Fairyopolis: A Flower Fairies Journal [With Cards and Envelope and Stone on Cover and Postcard]by Cicely Mary Barker
Synopses & Reviews
and#160;The author of Abramsand#8217; How to See Faeries (with Brian Froud) opens the land of faerie to all readers. The book provides a broad overview of faeries, including a Whoand#8217;s Who of Faeries; Good Faeries vs. Bad Faeries; Faerie Courts; Faerie Spells; and Faerie Sightings. Faeries of the British Isles as well as those of Scandinavia, Germany, North America, and even the Asian, Arabic, and African worlds are discussed. Matt Dangler and other contemporary fantasy artists bring the land of faerie to life alongside such fine artists as William Blake, Henry Fuseli, and J. M. W. Turner. Faeryland contains an envelope of faerie photos to use as postcards; an invitation from Puck to a Faerie Ball; a 19th-century faerie pull-out map (currently housed in the Library of Congress!) and more.
Praise for Faeryland:
and#147;The book revives traditional fairy facts and lore for a new audience.and#8221; and#151;GeekMom
and#147;A beautiful book.and#8221; and#151;Yahoo! Voices
Do you believe in fairies? Protected and hidden by a society of Fairy lovers for over 80 years the secret fairy journal of Cicely Mary Barker is available for the first time ever to the public. Learn what really happened during that magical Summer of 1920 when Cicely Mary Barker discovered the secret world of the Flower Fairies.
About the Author
John Matthews is the New York Times bestselling author of Pirates and is well known for his books on history and folklore. He lives in Oxford, England. Matt Danglerand#8217;s fantasy paintings are widely sought after and have been published in fantasy annuals and other books. He lives in New Jersey.
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