Fairies: The Myths, Legends, & Lore

Fairies: The Myths, Legends, & Lore

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by Skye Alexander
     
 

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An enchanting treasury of fairy lore!

Around the corner, behind the bushes, and just out of sight...fairies have spent hundreds of years weaving their way in and out of our homes and gardens to spread their magic. Featuring folklore, mythology, and poetry from around the world, this lovely collection reveals these ethereal spirits' extraordinary powers

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An enchanting treasury of fairy lore!

Around the corner, behind the bushes, and just out of sight...fairies have spent hundreds of years weaving their way in and out of our homes and gardens to spread their magic. Featuring folklore, mythology, and poetry from around the world, this lovely collection reveals these ethereal spirits' extraordinary powers and the history behind their existence. From the case of the Cottingley fairies in the early twentieth century, whose photographs fooled thousands (including Arthur Conan Doyle), to the mischievous fairies found in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the fascinating stories surrounding these magical sprites are sure to captivate anyone who has ever dreamed of catching one hiding deep within her flowerbed. Whether you're interested in exploring the history and culture or just want to learn more about fairies' powers and trickery, you'll love plunging into the enchanting tales that bring these whimsical creatures to life.

Complete with hundreds of lovely illustrations, Fairies reveals the magnificent beauty of these mesmerizing sprites as well as their knack for causing mischief.

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"I love this book now, and I would've loved it as a child.... The perfect resource for readers young and old who are fascinated by fairies and the folklore surrounding them." --YA Book Central

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440573057
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
03/14/2014
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
219,805
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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