Complete Book of the Flower Fairies, The (Flower Fairies)
The book is separated into categories (of the original books)--Spring Flowers, Summer Flowers, etc. Each page features a particular flower with it's fairy, and a poem about the flower. Barker does a beautiful job with the detail ...more
It's not every day that Killer Aphrodite reviews picture books or children's books, but The Complete Book of the Flower Fairies by Cicely Mary Barkeris very special. This new edition, with a pretty new cover- published by Penguin Books South Africa - will make you nostalgic for your youth, and will remind you of all the beauty in the world without needing to step a foot outside. The beautiful artwork is accompanied by the original poetry by Barker, which not only tells you more about the fairy i...more
The poems are ok. After a while they start to blend together in memory.
None of my children have ...more
I loved everything about this book — the rhyming verses which are creatively lyrical but very easy to read for children, and the illustrations which was largely inspired by Pre-Raphaelite art. That must be why I'm so drawn to the drawings sin ...more
This book is the perfect book for when nighttime falls, and the time to escape calls. Perfect for some special bonding time between mun and daughter. Through the beautiful illustrations the author brings to life the magic of flowers and how each has their very own sp ...more
It really is a beautiful book. Barker pairs her colorful drawings with poems about seasonal flowers. The book could be used as a botanical reference, with readers choosing a ...more
We are using this in conjunction with the Wee Folk Art "homeschool" curriculum & I can't say enough positive things about this way to spend time with my 4 year old.