Fairies

 

Non-Fiction

Hague, Michael

Book of Fairies

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A collection of stories and poems about fairies, including an excerpt from James Barrie's

"Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens," Hans Christian Andersen's "Thumbelina," and

Christina Rossetti's "Goblin Market." 2000.

 

McCann, Michelle R.

Finding Fairies: Secrets to Attracting Little People from Around the World.

JUV 398.2.M1265f

Describes various types of fairies from around the world and suggests related activities,

recipes, and crafts. 2001.

 

Walker, Paul Robert

Little Folk: Stories from Around the World

JUV 398.2.W153l

Rumpelstiltskin (Germany) -- One-inch boy (Japan) -- My friend, the nisse (Denmark) --

The capture of summer (North America) -- People of the rock (South Africa) --

The golden ball (Wales) -- Laka and the Menehune (Hawaiian Islands) --

The red-ribbon leprechaun (Ireland). 1997.

 

Batt, Tanya Robyn

Child's Book of Faeries

JUV 398.21.B3214c

Stories, poems and snippets of faerie lore from Great Britain and Ireland. 2002.

 

DiTerlizzi, Tony

Care and Feeding of Sprites

JUV 398.21.D6344c

A guide from the International Sprite League on how to recognize true sprites, how to

catch them, and how to care for them and keep them happy. 2006.

 

Larkspur, Penelope

The Secret Life of Fairies

JUV 398.21.L326s

Intricate and spell-binding illustrations and a delightful text evoke the magical world of

fairies, discussing how to summon them to your garden, how they weave spider webs,

and other whimsical fantasies. 1999.

 

Melville, Francis

The Book of Faeries: A Guide to the World of Elves, Pixies, Goblins and Other Magic Spirits

JUV 398.21.M4977b

Contains faery origins, nature spirits, faery helpers, tricksters, angelic faeries,

& rituals & recipes. 2002.

 

Barker, Cicely Mary

From Tip to Toe: A Little Book of Fairy Fashion

JUV 398.45.F9258f

Explores Flower Fairies fashion including hair, hats, outfits and accessories. 2004.

 

Watt, Fiona

Fairy Things to Stitch and Sew

JUV 745.5.W3402f

Presents instructions for how to sew different fairy themed objects and crafts, including

information on basic sewing steps and stitches.  2006.

 

Yolen, Jane

The Fairies' Ring

JUV 808.8.Y78f

A collection of poems by such writers as Robert Graves, William Shakespeare, and

Walter de la Mare and tales from around the world about fairies in all their forms.  1999.

 

Barker, Cicely Mary

Flower Fairies of the Summer

JUV 821.914.B241f

Illustrated poems depict the fairies who live among the plants. 1990.

 

Barker, Cicely Mary

Home Sweet Home: A Little Book of Fairy Dwellings

JUV 823.92.H7524h

The Flower Fairies reveal their own secret neighborhoods and homes as they show readers

how they decorate with carpets of petals or moss, how Nasturtium and Zinnia flowers

can be used as canopies, and how a slumber leaf is made from the leaf

of a Sweet Chestnut tree. 2005.

 

 

Fiction

 

Banks, Lynne Reid

The Fairy Rebel

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A rebellious fairy named Tiki, already in trouble for breaking the rule against wearing jeans,

risks the further wrath of the Fairy Queen by trying to fulfill a human's special

request for help.  1985.

 

Colfer, Eoin

Artemis Fowl

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When a twelve-year-old evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing

a fairy and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology,

and a particularly nasty troll.  2001.

 

Hahn, Mary Downing

Witch Catcher

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Having just moved into the West Virginia home they inherited from a distant relative,

twelve-year-old Jen is surprised that her father is already dating a local antiques

dealer, but more surprised by what the spooky woman really wants. 2006.

 

Levine, Gail Carson

Fairy Dust and the Quest for the Egg

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Prilla, the unusual new fairy in Neverland, finds her mettle, Mother Dove's wisdom,

and Tinker Bell's courage tested by many trials, including a hurricane, a selfish fairy,

and Captain Hook.  2005.

 

McGraw, Eloise Jarvis

The Moorchild

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Feeling that she is neither fully human nor "Folk," a changeling learns her true identity

and attempts to find the human child whose place she had been given.  1996.

 

Maguire, Gregory

What-the-Dickens:  The Story of a Rogue Tooth Fairy

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As a terrible storm rages, ten-year-old Dinah and her brother and sister listen to their

cousin Gage's tale of a newly-hatched, orphaned, skibberee, or tooth fairy, called

What-the-Dickens, who hopes to find a home among the skibbereen tribe, if only

he can stay out of trouble. 2007.

 

Morris, Kimberly

Back Beyond the Sea

JUV M83413.b

After watching the Explorer Birds pass her by, Beck uses some of Vidia's enhanced fairy

dust to help her fly faster so she can travel with the birds beyond the boundaries

of Never Land.  2007.

 

Richards, Kitty

Prilla and the Butterfly Lie

JUV R388.p

After lying to spare a friend's feelings, Prilla, a mainland-visiting, clapping-talent fairy,

finds herself spending a day as a butterfly herder, while strange things keep

happening to her. 2007.