The Giant Golden Book of Elves and Fairies
Publication Date: September 9, 2008
List Price: $16.99*
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THIS WHIMSICAL AND charming collection of stories and poems was first published in 1951. Now a new generation of fairy fans can search for lost merbabies, bargain with pixies, and frolic under the moon with Jane Werner's fantastic selection of "wee folk" tales, masterfully illustrated by Garth Williams.
About the AuthorJane Werner had a long and prolific association with Golden Books. Writing under a dozen different names, she was the author and/or editor of more than 70 books.
Garth Williams was a renowned children's book illustrator. His work is easily recognizable in the classic Golden Books favorites "The Sailor Dog," "The Friendly Book," "Mister Dog," and "The Kitten Who Thought He Was a Mouse,"
Garth Williams's classic illustrations for the Little House books caused Laura to remark that she "and her folks live again in these pictures." Garth Williams also illustrated Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and almost one hundred other books.