Fairies


Non-Fiction

Hague, Michael
The Book of Fairies
JUV 3983.2.B644bf

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 for 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: A Book of Fairy Stories & Poems
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
JUV B2217.f

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
JUV C67944.a

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
JUV H1224.wc

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
JUV L57723.fa

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
JUV M17233.mo

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
JUV M269.w

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
Beck 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.