Books

The Fairy Ring

By Mary Losure

“Well-written nonfiction that reads like a novel. . . . Secret believers of fairy stories will thoroughly enjoy this account.” — School Library Journal (starred review)

The enchanting true story of a girl who saw fairies, and another with a gift for art, who concocted a story to stay out of trouble and ended up fooling the world. Mary Losure presents this enthralling true story as a fanciful narrative featuring the original Cottingley fairy photos and previously unpublished drawings and images from the family’s archives. A delight for everyone with a fondness for fairies, and for anyone who has ever started something that spun out of control.

  • An amazing true story of fans of fairies and fairy lore.
  • Received 3 starred reviews, Bank St. College Best Children's Book of the Year, Booklist Editor's Choice, and Horn Book Fanfare.
  • Reads like a well-paced historical novel and includes the five original Cottingley fairy photos and unpublished drawings and images from the family's archives.

About the author

Mary Losure has worked as a field botanist's assistant, family farmer, and staff reporter for Minnesota Public Radio. A longtime contributor to National Public Radio, she co-founded the independent production company Round Earth Media. The Fairy Ring is her first book for children. She lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

ISBN: 9780763674953
Imprint: Candlewick
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: February 1, 2015
Dimensions: 0 x 0mm, 192pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

Last updated on 13/05/19 at 05:47:48
Copyright © 2007 Walker Books Australia. All rights reserved.