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Small Persons with Wingsby Ellen Booraem
Synopses & Reviews
Ever since she was teased for believing in fairies, Mellie has adopted a strictly scientific and logical approach to life. But when her parents inherit her grandfather's inn, she learns that for generations, her family members have been fairy guardians. The fairies exchanged some of their powers for this protection but now they want their magic back. An evil temptress in disguise wants the magic too, and before she knows it, Mellie is turned into a frog, her grandfather is discovered alive, and her parents are trapped in an evil spell that only lets them see the truth (which can be awfully brutal). Thank goodness for Timmo - the cute boy next door - and Durindana, a fairy outcast, who help Mellie save the day and encourage her to loosen up her views on family, fairies, and friendship.
This is a hilarious, irreverent, and highly sarcastic take on fairies - who, by the way, just hate to be called fairies.
An irreverent take on fairies for fans of Savvy and Ella Enchanted!
Mellie has been trying, unsuccessfully, to live down the day she told her kindergarten class she had a fairy living in her bedroom. Years later, she is still teased. So when her parents inherit her grandfather's inn and their family moves to a new town, Mellie believes she'll leave all that fairy nonsense behind - only to discover that her family members have been fairy guardians for generations and the inn is overrun with small persons with wings (they hate to be called fairies). Before she knows it, the family and fairies are all facing an evil temptress in disguise who wants the fairy magic all for her own. Can Mellie set things right and save the day?
About the Author
Ellen Booraem (www.EllenBooraem.com) is the author of The Unnameables, which was an ALA Best Books for Young Adults selection and a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year. She lives in Brooklin, Maine.
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