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Magical Miniatures | Fairy Houses and Fairy Gardens

Fairies have been revered and feared, sometimes simultaneously, throughout recorded history. But ask any child about fairies and their eyes will light up with delight and curiosity at the thought of magical little beings inhabiting the surrounding woodlands and hills. But loving fairy lore is not just for kids; some adults think its pretty wonderful… Read More Magical Miniatures | Fairy Houses and Fairy Gardens

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Weekend Links: Curious About Children’s Book Folklore? Me too

Welcome to Weekend Links! October is already flying by! How is that possible?? Perhaps life is moving fast because I am! After returning from recent trips to Gotland and Spain (two different trips) I am scrambling to get caught up on reading and planning. One thing I’ve noticed is that I have a renewed fascination… Read More Weekend Links: Curious About Children’s Book Folklore? Me too

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The Secret Child by Marti Healy (And a little look at Fairy Folklore!)

The Secret Child by Marti Healy is a timeless and whimsical children’s tale that will appeal to a wide range of ages; its one of those favorite books cherished by more than one generations. On a journey from one Gypsy tribe to another, young Marika encounters tragedy. Her beloved baby brother who has been accompanying her to… Read More The Secret Child by Marti Healy (And a little look at Fairy Folklore!)