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Faeryland: The Secret World of the Hidden Ones
The author of Abrams’ How to See Faeries (with Brian Froud) opens the land of faerie to all readers. The book provides a broad overview of faeries, including a Who’s Who of Faeries; Good Faeries vs. Bad Faeries; Faerie Courts; Faerie Spells; and Faerie Sightings. Faeries of the British Isles as well as those of Scandinavia, Germany, North America, and even the Asian, Arab ...more
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published May 7th 2013 by Harry N. Abrams
(first published April 1st 2013)
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What an adorable and wonderful book this was! Filled with descriptions, depictions, fun songs and poems - and even a recipe or two! - and of course an assortment of collected knowledge about the mystical and mysterious Fae, I'd recommend this book to any faerie lover. It's blithe and a good sit down book.
A definitive history of Faeries & the Faery World. They DO exist; if you've ever seen fireflies in a wooded glen in the evening's air you are watching the faeries. And, if you listen quietly you can hear them laughing s they fly around you.
John Matthews is an historian, folklorist and author. He has been a full time writer since 1980 and has produced over ninety books on the Arthurian Legends and Grail Studies, as well as short stories and a volume of poetry. He has devoted much of the past thirty years to the study of Arthurian Traditions and myth in general. His best known and most widely read works are ‘Pirates’ ...moreMore about John Matthews...