Best Books about Fairies for Kids
When our toddlers started getting lost in the magical land of fairies the first time, I started looking for books about Fairies. It turns out that really good ones are hard to find and often written for an older audience. Beyond fairy tales, which do often include fairies, here are some other delightful books we love that are full of the beauty, whimsy and magic of fairies.
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BEST PICTURE BOOKS ABOUT FAIRIES
The Tiptoe Guide to Tracking Fairies by Ammi-Joan Paquette
This book was described in our Fairy Hunt post. My kids were completely tickled by the darling and unique illustrations. I especially love the playful, whimsical interpretations of fairies.
The Fabulous Fairy Feast by Sue Heap
This is one of my daughter's favorite books. It is pretty silly. A group of fairies and their pets are invited to a feast by the Fairy Queen. Our favorite part is the assortment of silly foods on the menu.
Good Night, Fairies by Kathleen Hague
At bedtime, a sleepy child is full of questions about fairies. Her mother offers gentle answers that I found creative and I identified with the ceaseless questions of little ones.
Fairy Numbers by Caroline Repchuk
A glittery counting book with fairies. Count down from 10 to 1 with these cheerful illustrations and rhyming language.
Usborne Illustrated: Fairy Tales Designed by Nancy Leschnikoff & Helen Wood
Beautiful collection of traditional fairy tales full of darling fairies hiding in illustrations. My daughter was obsessed with this book and we bought a copy for our home library.
Sky Castle by Sandra Hanken
This book reads more like a poem or song to me. It is dreamlike and the fairies have a mystic, elf like quality. It has a beautiful message about imagination.
Bella: The Fairy Ball by Mandy Stanley
A softly illustrated book about a little bunny who encounters some fairies. They help her shrink to their size with the help of golden sparkles and a sneeze so she can join them for a fairy feast.
Jethro Byrd: Fairy Child by Bob Graham
This is a sweet story about fairies and child imagination. Annabelle's parents don't have much time for fairies, but Annabelle is determined to find one. One day she meets a fairy child named Jethro Byrd and a lovely afternoon unfolds.
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