A Fairy Friend (Hardcover)
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9781627790819, 32pp.
Publication Date: May 10, 2016
Soar into an enchanting miniature world full of fairies. These playful creatures are all around us, if you know just where to look. And if you want to have one come to you, build a fairy house of twigs and blooms and wait patiently for a fairy to take up residence.
Children are fascinated with miniature worlds and the fairies who inhabit them. A forever friend awaits each reader in the pages of this lovely picture book with illustrations by a Disney animator.
About the Author
Claire Keane is known for her work as a visual development artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios, where she made significant contributions to recent hitsTangled and Frozen. She studied graphic design at the Ecole Superieure D'Arts Graphiques in Paris. Claire now lives in Venice Beach, California, with her husband and kids. She is the author of the picture book Once Upon a Cloud.
Praise For A Fairy Friend…
"Charming illustrations in a loose style use a muted palette of lavenders and blues to create a magical aura with swirling lines and tiny trails of stars following the . . . pretty creatures in the style of Tinker Bell à la Disney. Enchanting stuff for lovers of fairies."-Kirkus Reviews
"With simple verse and detailed charm, this little book is a treasure as text, motion, and varied perspectives pull readers into a child’s imagination or creative play. . . A first purchase sure to please young readers and the young at heart in all libraries."-School Library Journal