|Format:||Print Book 2011|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 3 copies|
Readers may think of fairies as tiny winged creatures, but that is a much more recent depiction of these mythical beings. This book introduces readers to the origins of fairies and their tales, describing what fairies are, how fairy stories differ across the globe, and how their depiction has changed through the centuries.
ContentsWhat is a mythical creature?
What is a fairy?
The fairy myth
Fairies of Europe
American little people
African little people
Asian little people
Could fairies exist?
Reality versus myth
-- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| Chicago, Ill. :Raintree,2011
32 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.