Fairy Books

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Picture Books (JE)

Asquith It's Not Fairy!    (Not believing in the It's Not Fairy, Billy and Mary are shocked when she shows up at their house and wants to bake them and their parents into a fairy cake. )
Brockenbrough The Dinosaur Tooth Fairy    (Polishing her collection of fangs in a museum, the last Dinosaur Tooth Fairy is very lonely and longs for a new tooth. )
Child Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book?    (A boy who loves books but has not always treated them well falls asleep and finds himself in his book of fairy tales. )
Drescher Little Fairy Can't Sleep    (Faith the fairy can't sleep, so she flies off to see who else is still awake. )
Falconer Olivia and the Fairy Princesses    (Olivia is having an identity crisis! There are too many ruffly, sparkly princesses around these days.)
Gay Stella, Fairy of the Forest    (Stella's little brother Sam wonders whether fairies are invisible. )
Graham April and Esme, Tooth Fairies    (On their first assignment, tooth fairy sisters journey by night into the huge world of humans to collect Daniel Dangerfield's tooth and fly it home. )
Walt Disney Tinker Bell: The Essential Guide    (An introduction to Tinker Bell and her friends and the tasks each performs.)
Kane Fairy Houses    (What happens if you build a house for fairies to live in? Will they visit?)
Shannon Alice the Fairy    (Alice, who claims to be a Temporary Fairy, still has a lot to learn.)

Easy Readers (JE ER)

Bottner Pish and Posh    (When Pish and Posh discover fairy magic, they face a series of wacky surprises.)
DeGroat Gilbert and the Lost Tooth     (When Gilbert loses his tooth, the Tooth Fairy is very resourceful. )
Meadows The Rainbow Fairies    (The Rainbow Fairies are in charge of the food for the picnic celebrating the Feast of All Colors. They must act quickly when their wands get mixed up. )

Children’s Fiction (J)

Paperback CO Fourth-grade Fairy    (When fairy-godmother-in-training Willow's wish to attend a human school comes true, she finds getting along with humans to be difficult. (Fourth Grade Fairy series))
Kessler Philippa Fisher's Fairy Godsister    (Philippa Fisher is just your average 11-year-old. But that changes when Daisy, her fairy godsister, enters her life. (Philippa Fisher series) )
Paperback DI Lily's Pesky Plant    (Lily, a garden-talent fairy, finds an unusual seed in the forest, plants it in her garden, and hopes that she will not be forced to uproot the plant it produces. (Disney Fairies series))
Levine Fairy Dust and the Quest for the Egg     (Prilla, a fairy in Neverland, finds her mettle and Tinker Bell's courage tested by many trials.)
McNamara Sylva and the Fairy Ball    (Sylva Bell is not old enough to attend the Fairy Ball with her sisters, but when a horde of trolls crashes the ball, Sylva comes to the rescue. (The Fairy Bell Sisters series))
Peterson In the Realm of the Never Fairies : the Secret World of Pixie Hollow    (Join the Never Fairies in Pixie Hollow on the magical island of Never Land, for among the Never Fairies there is a talent for every task. )
Rodda The Flower Fairies    (Jessie returns to the magical world where her grandmother was born, where she deals with some griffins and dances with fairies. (Fairy Realm series))
Thorpe In a Blink    (When four friends are whisked to Never Land, Queen Clarion and Tinker Bell have to figure out a way for them to get home. (The Never Girls series))

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry

J 811 BO The Book of Fairy Poetry    (A collection of poems about fairies, including selections by J.R.R. Tolkien, William Shakespeare, and Jack Prelutsky. )
J 398.21 AL In Fairyland    (Richard Doyle's watercolors of an elf world are presented side by side with William Allinghams's poem and Andrew Lang's fairy tale, both of which were inspired by the 19th-century illustrations. )
J 811 WI Laura Ingalls Wilder's Fairy Poems    (Readers will delight in this never-before published collection of poems from Laura Ingalls Wilder, the beloved author of Little House on the Prairie.)

Last Updated: 12/15

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