Synopses & Reviews
Conducting a unique photographic tour, this book explores a variety of whimsical fairy houses designed and built by gardeners, artists, nature lovers, and children. It pictures amazingly diverse miniature homes that have been constructed with natural materials, revealing the woods as a veritable treasure trove. Featured creations include transforming milkweed pods into fairy beds, producing tiny dishes from acorn caps, crafting a woodland library of pint-sized books from birch bark, and constructing a fairy artists studio inside a pumpkin. This collection invites one and all to be transported to a world of enchantment while bringing out the architect in adults and kids alike.
"Kane's blurred, pastel illustrations, best shared during quiet lap sits, will draw children in with their magical details and whimsy." —Booklist on Fairy Boat
"It's a gem." —Parenting magazine
"Children will be eager to build a fairy house. Kane's fanciful illustrations are colorful and add to the child's dreamlike trip." —School Library Journal
"Kane's ethereal drawings are simply amazing, glowing with a Monet-like light of their own. . . . A must for children's collections." —Today's Librarian on Fairy Houses
"This jewel of a video combines nature, magic, and artistic vision in a beautiful package." —Publishers Weekly on Kristen's Fairy House
About the Author
Barry Kane is the photographer of Fairy Houses and Beyond! Tracy Kane is the author and illustrator of the award-winning Fairy Houses Series® of books and videos. They live in Lee, New Hampshire.