Enjoy the classic, complete collection of Cicely Mary Barker's original Flower Fairies books in this brand-new edition. This collector's favorite has been redesigned and now features a lavish, eye-catching jacket with silver foil. The interior still includes all of the well-loved illustrations and poems from Barker's eight original books, as well as a selection of fairy rhymes.
About the Author
Cicely Mary Barker was born in Croydon, South London in 1895 and died in 1973. She found international acclaim as an artist with her delightful Flower Fairies books the first of which, Flower Fairies of the Spring, was printed in 1923.
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The World is very old;But year by yearIt groweth new againWhen buds appear.
The World is very old,And sometimes sad;But when the daisies comeThe World is glad.
The World is very old;But every SpringIt groweth young again, And fairies sing.
Excerpted from "The Complete Book of the Flower Fairies"
Copyright © 2002 Cicely Mary Barker.
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