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The Ultimate Fairies Handbook
     

The Ultimate Fairies Handbook

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by Susannah Marriott
 

The Ultimate Fairies Handbook is a magical, visual feast of glowing book illustrations, dramatic woodcuts, delicate line drawings, exquisite paintings - all celebrating the shimmering, glimmering glory of fairies.

It is also a modern classic - a must-have addition to every fairy enthusiasts library. Choose this benchmark volume as the ultimate fairy book to own

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The Ultimate Fairies Handbook is a magical, visual feast of glowing book illustrations, dramatic woodcuts, delicate line drawings, exquisite paintings - all celebrating the shimmering, glimmering glory of fairies.

It is also a modern classic - a must-have addition to every fairy enthusiasts library. Choose this benchmark volume as the ultimate fairy book to own - and discover a blend of folklore, legend, history, poetry and literature that is comprehensive, quirky, knowledgable and deeply satisfying.

This is a brilliantly concieved, highly informative exploration of fairy activities, legends, and haunts. Whether they are roaming in forests, caves, oceans, rivers, fairy kingdoms and palaces, flowers or trees, fairies or always up to something - dancing, making music, flying, playing, plotting, weaving spells and enhantments, making mischief, or simply being helpful and healing.

Author Susannah Marriot explores every aspect of fairy lore, fairies, elves, sprites, sylphs, pixies and other magical beings, and delivers a spell-binding account of fairy realms with a narrative touch as light as a fairy wand. She takes the reader on an exciting voyage through the secret places of a hidden world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781846011092
Publisher:
Octopus Books
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range:
12 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Susannah Marriot is a UK based writer with a special interest in fairies, art and literature. She has recently moved from London to Cornwall, a renowned fairy-kingdom in its own right, and home of the famous Cornish "piskie". Her work has appeared in magazines and newspapers including Weekend Guardian, Daily Record, She and Junior (named "hot author" December 2004). She has also broadcasted on BBC Radio 4.

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Ultimate Fairies Handbook 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a MUST have in any fairy lover's library.The pictures are gorgeus and I love that they have quotes about fairies from famous people.They also have very entertaining story extracts and poetry.This book is very informative.The book also makes alot of references to folklore from all over the world.I'm so happy I found this book!!!It's definitely worth the read!