Finding Fairies is the most comprehensive fairy book to date, with gorgeous illustrations of fairies, their legends, their habits, and the secrets to befriending them. You’ll discover how to play fairy games, make fairy food, plant a fairy garden, and even throw a fairy party! Authors and world travelers Michelle Roehm McCann and Marianne Monson-Burton cover fairy lore of six continents. Stunning illustrations by David Hohn reflect the distinctive beauty and traditions of each culture’s fairies. Readers delve into the fairy lore of six continents—from the remote jungle waterfalls of Mexico to the scented peach groves of China, fairies can be discovered in every corner of the world, and this book explains how. The book suggests a way to coax out the food-loving Kobito fairies of Japan (with cherry dumplings) and shares that the Jakui fairy of South America is attracted by music. Finding Fairies is an enchanting book for all who have the imagination and inspiration to believe in the fairies.
David Horn studied illustration at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. This is his first picture book. Horn owes an enormous debt of gratitude to all the fairies who stood still long enough for their portraits to be painted for this book.
Michelle Roehm McCann has written and compiled seven award-winning children's books. She teaches children's and young adult book publishing at Portland State University in Oregon. Michelle lives in Portland, Oregon with her family, their cat Horace, several crawdads and a ravenous bullfrog named Godzuki.