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The Little People: Stories of Fairies, Pixies, and Other Small Folk
Lavishly illustrated, this riveting survey of the little people of myth and legend is packed with intriguing tales about all kinds of fairy creatures, from fairy queens and brownies to lutins and mermaids to dwarves and trolls. Neil Philip has delved into the lore of northern Europe in search of stories of human encounters with fairies, from Cherry of Zennor, who unwitting ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published September 1st 2002 by Harry N. Abrams
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Neil Philip is a writer, folklorist and poet. He is married to the artist Emma Bradford, and lives in the Cotswolds, England. Neil loves words, poetry, and the art of storytelling in all its forms. Among his many books are A Fine Anger, Victorian Village Life, The Cinderella Story, The Penguin Book of English Folktales, Mythology (with Philip Wilkinson), The Great Mystery, War and the Pity of War, ...moreMore about Neil Philip