Thursday, February 9, 2017

Do Fairies Bring the Spring?

Title: Do Fairies Bring the Spring

Author: Liza Gardner Walsh

Illustrator: Hazel Mitchell

Genre: Children's

Rating: 5 out of 5 fairies

Where to buy: Amazon

Synopsis: After a long winter s rest with little to do, 
are the fairies ready to start something new, 
Do they use tiny brushes and oil pastels
to paint crocuses, lilacs, and daffodils?
Everyone knows fairies love spring flowers and summer sun, but is it the fairies who wake up the earth as the snow melts? Do they entice the trees to turn green and the flowers to grow? In this charming follow up to Where Do Fairies Go When It Snows, Liza Gardner Walsh, acclaimed author of the Fairy House Handbook and Fairy Garden Handbook, explores the matter in a children's picture book of rhyming questions. Combined with delightful illustrations by Hazel Mitchell this whimsical book will help children discover the world of fairies and learn to enjoy and appreciate the outdoors.

About the Author: Liza Gardner Walsh has worked as a children’s librarian, pre-school teacher, high-school English teacher, writing tutor, museum educator, and she holds an MFA in writing from Vermont College. She lives with her family in Camden, Maine. Award-winning illustrator of more than a dozen books

About the Illustrator: Hazel Mitchell grew up in England, where she attended art college

Review: An instant classic, this beautiful book is filled with whimsical prose and illustrations. A great view on the awakening of life that occurs in spring, wrapped up with ways to help the fairies and welcome them. Highly recommend for the young and young at heart.