One spring evening, the fairies gather in the woods. Two sleepy children join in the parade to a wonderful, dream-like fairy party.
Illustrated by bright new talent, Carolina Rabei, this Walter de la Mare poem is brought to life with shimmery, ethereal illustrations, making it the perfect book for bedtime. One of four seasonal Walter de la Mare picture books that form a set, each with complementing colour palates and illustrations by rising young star Carolina.
About the Author
Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was born in Charlton, Kent. In 1907 he published his first collection of poems he soon established a wide popular reputation with volumes like The Listeners. He wrote poetry and short stories for younger readers; Peacock Pie (1913) is now considered a twentieth-century classic.
Ever since she was very small, Carolina Rabei loved drawing. She has dedicated eight years of her life to the study of Fine Art, attaining a BA in Graphic Design in Moldova and then achieving a distinction in Children’s Book Illustration at the prestigious Cambridge School of Art in 2015. Her first book, Snow , was was nominated for the esteemed Kate Greenaway Medal
Read an Excerpt
Slowly, silently, now the moon
Walks the night in her silver shoon;
This way, and that, she peers, and sees
Silver fruit upon silver trees;