Myths Across the Map
Fairies are found in the lore of countless countries, including Russia, Croatia, Ireland, Germany, and Iceland. And fairies aren't just pretty little creatures with wings; elves, dwarfs, and goblins are all fairies, too. This field guide to fairies around the world introduces the many different kinds of diminutive creatures. Readers will be particularly delighted to learn more about fairies they can encounter in popular culture, including in Shakespeare's works and Arthurian legends, and where fairies are said to be waiting in nature. Amazing artwork is coupled with fun facts and plenty of cultural and historical information in this wide-ranging volume.