A fun craft and lore book whose main focus is a step-by-step guide to how to build a fairy house, what tools and materials to use, and many ideas on different details you can add to your fairy house. Also included are bits of fairy lore, fairy dos and don’ts, fairy wisdom, and other fairy crafts and activities. This book will be heavily illustrated with hands on photos of fairy house building, and photos of steps for some of the specific details.
Fairy House are spreading beyond the coast of Maine and becoming a fun and popular subject for people around the country. This book will be a very fun hands-on how-to book that will be popular with parents looking for something whimsical and creative to do outdoors. It will also have great pictures, stories, and activities that will capture the imagination of a child.
Written for children, or anyone with a child's heart.
Walsh has crafted a cheerful, detailed guide to building fairy houses, with bright photographs depicting tiny, whimsical structures crafted from sticks, rocks, flowers, and other materials. Walsh speaks with an air of authority, but, charmingly, she also consults the real fairy experts kids. Preschoolers' tips include not using dog bones or rotten bark and avoiding pulling up living things ("'cause they are nature"). Fairy-themed quotations from Robert Louis Stevenson, William Butler Yeats, and others add a sophisticated dimension to a handbook that encourages immersive play and nature exploration. All ages.