Fairies! A True Story

Fairies! A True Story

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by Shirley Raye Redmond, Red Hansen
     
 

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From the forest fairies of West Africa to the magical brownies of Scotland, people have told stories about fairies for a long, long time. In England, two little girls shocked the world when they claimed that they had proof that fairies existed; they had photographs! But are fairies myth? Or are they magic? Fairy fans and beginning readers will delight in this

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Overview

From the forest fairies of West Africa to the magical brownies of Scotland, people have told stories about fairies for a long, long time. In England, two little girls shocked the world when they claimed that they had proof that fairies existed; they had photographs! But are fairies myth? Or are they magic? Fairy fans and beginning readers will delight in this easy-to-read look at fairy folklore and sightings through the ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375965685
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
03/27/2012
Series:
Step into Reading Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.21(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

SHIRLEY RAYE REDMOND is the author of numerous books for children, including the Step into Readings Tentacles! Tales of the Giant Squid and Lewis and Clark: A Prairie Dog for the President.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Once again, Shirley-Raye Redmond delights her young readers with her book, Fairies! A True Story. In 1917 two young girls in England not only reported an encounter with fairies, but actually photographed the supposed real fairies. They  created a media frenzy in their country, and even attracted the attention of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author of the Sherlock Holmes series, who believed their story and wrote a book about it.  In addition to this intriguing story, Redmond's book is filled with folklore of all sorts of magical little beings who have interacted with  humans throughout history. The book actually makes the reader want to do research on the history of fairies, imps, sprites, gnomes, and other fascinating tales of mystical beings. What kid would not want to read a story about two young girls who managed to have the name of their home town changed to Fairyand, no less, and who fooled their entire country with their tales of real live fairies? Redmond's book charms, captivates, and entertains until the very last page! It would definitely make a great present for a young reader and as an adult, I found it absolutely engaging and enchanting myself.