The Little Encyclopedia of Fairies: An A-to-Z Guide to Fae Magic (The Little Encyclopedias of Mythological Creatures) (Hardcover)

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The Little Encyclopedia of Fairies: An A-to-Z Guide to Fae Magic (The Little Encyclopedias of Mythological Creatures) (Hardcover)

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From the mountains of Northern Italy to the remote forests of Nigeria, diverse fairies from around the world come together in this little encyclopedia . . . 

Naughty and nice, unpredictable and typically tiny, fairies remain one of the most enduring folk creatures, featuring in mythologies across cultures and throughout history. This little encyclopedia rounds up more than 90 fairies from around the world, including: 
  • The Alux, a fairy of Mayan legend whom farmers called on for rain 
  • The Banshee, a fairy of Irish lore whose cries were associated with death 
  • The Hulijing, a fairy from Chinese mythology, who could shape-shift into a fox 
  • The Yumbo, a silver-haired Senegalese fairy, who dances in moonlight
And so many more! With detailed illustrations throughout, this book offers a fun and information-packed guide to these small yet powerful beings.
 
Ojo Opanike is a writer from Ogbomoso, Nigeria, living in Atlanta, Georgia. He writes short stories and essays on Nigerian music and visual arts and spends all his time thinking about masquerades.
Product Details ISBN: 9780762484836
ISBN-10: 0762484837
Publisher: Running Press Adult
Publication Date: February 6th, 2024
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: The Little Encyclopedias of Mythological Creatures