CRRL Kids: A Visit to Fairyland

Alice the Fairy
Alice the Fairy By Shannon, David Book - 2004 FICTION Sha Available in some locations

Annotation:Little Alice, who claims to be a Temporary Fairy, still has a lot to learn, such as how to make her clothes put themselves away in the closet.

The Book of Fairy Poetry
The Book of Fairy Poetry Book - 2004 821 Bo Available in some locations

Annotation:A beautiful collection of poems about fairies, including selections by J.R.R. Tolkien, William Shakespeare, and Jack Prelutsky. Sections include: Where Fairies Dance, Fairy Justice, Road to Fairy Land, and Fairy Helpers.

The Borrowers
The Borrowers By Norton, Mary Book - 2003 FICTION Nor Available in some locations

Annotation:Pod, Homily, and Arrietty Clock have lived their small lives in hiding, borrowing things from the "human beans" to make their lives easier. Unfortunately, Arrietty gets a little too curious when a young boy with a ferret comes to live in the house, thus putting her family in danger.

Come to the Fairies' Ball
Come to the Fairies' Ball By Yolen, Jane Book - 2009 FICTION Yol Available in some locations

Annotation:All the fairies are excited to be invited to the King's ball, except for one young fairy whose only party dress is in tatters.

The Complete Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault
The Complete Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault By Perrault, Charles Book - 1993 398.2 Pe All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Classic French stories include helpful fairies (Cinderella) as well as nasty, mean fairies (Sleeping Beauty).

The Crystal Mountain
The Crystal Mountain By Sanderson, Ruth Book - 1999 398.2 Sa Available in some locations

Annotation:A widow's youngest son must cross a crystal mountain to reclaim his mother's masterpiece from the clutches of evil fairies

The Deetkatoo
The Deetkatoo Native American Stories About Little People Book - 1998 398.0986 De Available in some locations

Annotation:"If you ever see them, don't be afraid. Talk to them, be nice to them, and they will bring you luck. The world of the little people is no farther than the patch of woods beyond the last house. Yet it is a place of mystery, closely connected to nature. From the little people come rain and wind. From their cooking pots comes food that never runs out. They themselves are small, but their strength and wisdom are great, providing a source of lasting power for average-size humans. Here are twenty-two not-quite-folktales in an unusual collection gathered from the Mohawk, the Cherokee, the Zuni, the Inuit, the Maya, and other Native American groups."

The Dreamtime Fairies
The Dreamtime Fairies By Simmons, Jane Book - 2002 FICTION Sim Available in some locations

Annotation:Lucy takes her little brother on a wondrous trip to Fairyland so the Dreamtime Fairies can teach him to not be afraid of shadows in his room

An Encyclopedia of Fairies
An Encyclopedia of Fairies Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, and Other Supernatural Creatures By Briggs, Katharine Mary Book - 1976 398.2 BR Available in some locations

Annotation:A complete guide to fairy lore from the Middle Ages to the present. Both an anthology of fairy tales and a reference work with essays about the fairy economy, food, sports, powers and more.

The Faerie's Gift
The Faerie's Gift By Batt, Tanya Robyn Book - 2003 398.2 Ba Available in some locations

Annotation:A poor woodcutter and his family have been given just one wish by a grateful woodland fairy. What should the wish be?

The Fairies' Ring
The Fairies' Ring A Book of Fairy Stories & Poems By Yolen, Jane Book - 1999 808.8 Yo Available in some locations

Annotation:Fairy lore and classic poetry from the British Isles, Greece, Persia, New Zealand and southern Africa. Illustrated with lovely paintings.

The Fairy Rebel
The Fairy Rebel By Banks, Lynne Reid eBook - 2004 FICTION Ban Check availability»

Annotation:Tiki prefers wearing blue jeans to the usual fairy wardrobe, but that's only the start of her troubles with the Fairy Queen. When she takes pity on a human and grants her dearest wish, the Fairy Queen is out for vengeance

The Fairy Tale Catalog
The Fairy Tale Catalog Everything You Need to Make A Fairy Tale By Gardner, Sally Book - 2001 398.2 Ga Available in some locations

Annotation:Kids can create and customize their own fairy tales, make fairy wings, wands, food and dream houses with this story guide to fairy tale living.

The Field Guide
The Field Guide By Black, Holly Book - 2008 FICTION Bla Available in some locations

Annotation:Book 1 of the Spiderwick Chronicles finds Simon, Mallory, Jared, and their recently-divorced mom taking up residence in a creepy Victorian house. First, they hear the scuttling in the walls. A visit to the abandoned library leads to the discovery of Arthur Spiderwick's Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You, and suddenly the strange happenings start to make sense in a frightful way.

Five Children and It
Five Children and It By Nesbit, E. Book - 2010 FICTION Nes All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:When four brothers and sisters discover a Psammead, or sand-fairy, in the gravel pit near the country house where they are staying, they have no way of knowing all the adventures its wish-granting will bring them.

Good Night, Fairies
Good Night, Fairies By Hague, Kathleen Book - 2002 FICTION Hag Available in some locations

Annotation:Mother tells her child there are so many helpful things that fairies do, from hanging stars in the night sky to finding lost toys.

The Hidden Folk
The Hidden Folk Stories of Fairies, Gnomes, Selkies, and Other Hidden Folk By Lunge-Larsen, Lise Book - 2003 398.2 Lu Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn a bit about flower fairies, elves, river sprites, and other folk of the fairy lands.

Jethro Byrd, Fairy Child
Jethro Byrd, Fairy Child By Graham, Bob Book - 2002 FICTION Gra Available in some locations

Annotation:Can fairies live in the weeds and cement of the old city? Annabelle is about to find out!

Kids Draw Angels, Elves, Fairies & More
Kids Draw Angels, Elves, Fairies & More By Hart, Christopher Book - 2001

Annotation:"Learn to draw all your favorite fantasy characters, from fairy princesses to elves, unicorns, Hercules, and more! Cover to Peter Pan and Wendy. Easy lessons show you how to draw their faces and figures, bring them to life, and put them in colorful settings. You'll also learn important drawing skills, like how to build figures using simple shapes. The sky's the limit when drawing fantasy characters. So grab a pencil and some paper, and let's draw!"

Peter Pan
Peter Pan By Barrie, J. M. Book Plus CD - 2000 FICTION B27p Available in some locations

Annotation:The adventures of the three Darling children in Never-Never Land with Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up.

Philippa Fisher's Fairy Godsister
Philippa Fisher's Fairy Godsister By Kessler, Liz Book - 2008 FICTION Kes Available in some locations

Annotation:Philippa Fisher is just your average 11 year old. But that changes when Daisy, her fairy godsister, enters her life.

The Sheep Fairy
The Sheep Fairy By Symes, Ruth Book - 2003 FICTION Sym All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:A fairy helps Wendy Woolcoat, a sheep who is usually happy just to eat and sleep, experience her secret dream of flying.

Thumbelina DVD - 2009 7.914 Th Available in some locations

Annotation:When Thumbelina, a tiny enchanted fairy, meets Prince Cornelius, she is sure she's found her heart's desire. But before their romance can blossom, she is kidnapped by a family of show business toads, detained by a scheming beetle and married to a befuddled mole.

When the Root Children Wake up
When the Root Children Wake up By Wood, Audrey Book - 2002 FICTION Woo Available in some locations

Annotation:The Root Children, who have been sleeping all winter, awake to become Blossom Children and experience the new life, the color, and the joys of spring.

The Woman Who Flummoxed the Fairies
The Woman Who Flummoxed the Fairies An Old Tale From Scotland By Forest, Heather Book - 1990 398.0941 Fo Available in some locations

Annotation:The fairies love the baker's cakes so much they want to keep her with them forever!

Annotation:Tour a miniature castle fit for fairy tale royalty that was created by a silent film star. Everything in the castle is made with the finest real materials: gold, crystal, tapestries, and more.

Annotation:Tulle (a soft and billowy fabric) and pipe cleaners are all you need to create a pretty fairy wreath.

Annotation:A fun craft made with grapevine wreaths, floral wire, ribbon, jingle bells, and dried or fabric flowers.

Annotation:"This project is easy to make and is a great craft for parties. Just make the wands up ready and let the kids decorate them. You could use chopsticks or blunt skewers if you need to make a lot of these."

Annotation:A costume an adult or an older child could make.

Annotation:Old and new poems about fairies.

Annotation:Learn how to create a nifty, inexpensive home for fairies with living plants, rocks, and small decorations found around the house.

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Stories and crafts to take young readers to Fairyland. Includes books for read-alouds as well as new and classic chapter books.