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Books for fairy enthusiasts

From traditional fairy tales to madcap stories about fairies who break the mould, we have some wonderful books to keep young fairy enthusiasts engaged. And of course, mixed in with all that magic and mayhem, there are some important moral messages and lessons in how to be a good being (human or otherwise!).

Geraldine McCaughrean, Sophy Williams
Suitable for ages 5+
Retold by the magical Geraldine McCaughrean, this Treasury brings together all of the best-loved fairy tales in a new beautifully illustrated edition. Favourites such as Sleeping Beauty, Rumpelstiltskin, Snow White, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, the Little Mermaid, and the Princess and the Pea are accompanied by other treasures such as the Three Gifts of the North Wind, Cap-of-Rushes, and the Tinderbox.
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Harriet Muncaster
Suitable for ages 5 - 8
Half vampire, half fairy, Isadora Moon is totally unique! Isadora loves the night, bats, and her black tutu, but she also loves the sunshine, her magic wand, and Pink Rabbit. When it's time for Isadora to start school, she's not sure where she belongs - fairy school or vampire school?
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Harriet Muncaster
Suitable for age 5 - 8
When Isadora and her family go camping at the seaside, some things happen that are not quite normal … From roasting marshmallows on a campfire to making friends with a mermaid - special things happen when Isadora's around!
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Harriet Muncaster
Suitable for ages 5 - 8
When Isadora’s cousin, Mirabelle, comes to stay, Isadora is really excited. Mirabelle, who is a witch, is older than Isadora and always has the best ideas for things to do. So when she suggests that instead of taking Pink Rabbit Isadora should take a dragon to ‘Bring Your Pet to School Day’, Isadora ignores her worries and goes along with the plan. But looking after a dragon turns out to be a little bit harder than the pair of them expect . . .
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Cas Lester, Ali Pye
Suitable for ages 6 - 8
Nixie the bad, bad fairy isn't really that bad . . . at least, she doesn't think she is. But sometimes she has to be a teeny-tiny bit bad because that goody, goody fairy, Adorabella, is just too . . . well . . . just too GOOD. Fairy dust and magic are fine, but when your wand's as mischievous as you are, sometimes you have to rely on your own genius inventions to get you out of trouble!
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Cas Lester, Ali Pye
Suitable for ages 6 - 8
Is there anything more exciting than looking out of your window and discovering snow? For Nixie the bad, bad fairy it can only mean fun. So while the rest of the fairies are hard at work preparing for the Midwinter Midnight Feast, Nixie is sledging, throwing snowballs and causing mischief with her wonky wand. But one fairy is missing out on all of the fun. Where is Fidget the butterfly fairy? It's up to Nixie to find her and prove that she's not such a bad, bad fairy after all.
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Activity: Bake snow-covered gingerbread trees [PDF]

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