Synopses & Reviews
From a rustling in the shadows to strange echoes of laughter and a glimpse - or was it? - of an elusive shape flitting away, these may be signs a fairy is nearby. This whimsically illustrated guidebook shows that fairies come in all sexes, sizes, and temperaments and includes brief folktales, sketches of various types of fairies and their habits, and tips for staying in their good graces.
This is the official guide to fairies. Packed with authentic folklore from all over Europe, it examines every facet of fairy life: Fairyland - where and how to find it, fairy kings and queens, house fairies, fairy treasure, dangerous fairies and changelings, with classic folk tales.
Contains real information on all types of fairy, including the naughty ones. The author has a reputation as a folklorist and his book includes tales from different cultures. Readership level: 5 - 9 years.