John ☾
John ☾ asked Holly Black:

Hi Holly! I was just wondering, what kind of research did you do on faeries while writing the Spiderwick Chronicles? Are there any specific legends or folklore you read up on? Thanks, I love your books! :D

Holly Black Thank you! I actually have some specific links to helpful research books on faeries on my site, here:

In addition, Katharine Brigg's Encyclopedia of Fairies is a great place to start, if there's one at your local library.

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