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Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Fairy Houses

In our collection we have a number of picture books by New Hampshire author, Tracy Kane, all JP KAN: Fairy Boat, Fairy Flights, Fairy Houses, Fairy Houses--Everywhere!, and The Magic of Color. Another book, Fairy Houses--Unbelievable! is found in the adult section [745.584 KAN], for adults to use as inspiration for building their own fairy houses.

A "winning" fairy house from 2014, courtesy Fairy Houses.

The last weekend of the month, September 26-27, there is a "Tour of Fairy Houses in Portsmouth, NH 2015." This is the 11th year the tour is taking place. Mark it on your calendar now--it's sure to be a big hit with the children in your life. To learn more, click here.

To recreate the fairy house experience in your own home or yard, also look for the Fairy Garden Handbook by Liza Gardner Walsh [635.083 WAL, also ebook] or Fairy Gardening: Creating Your Own Magical Miniature Garden by Julie Bawden-Davis [ebook]. We also a book for kids, Super Simple Fairy Gardens: A Kid's Guide to Gardening on order--look for it to arrive soon!

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