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A Complete Guide to Faeries & Magical Beings: Explore the Mystical Realm of the Little People - Cassandra Eason 2002
Amazon Synopsis: If you have
ever believed in a world beyond the everyday, this is the book to help you find
A Complete Guide to Faeries and Magical Beings is a wonderful companion for those who wish to tour an enchanted world. Cassandra Eason begins with the myths, legends, and real evidence surrounding the origins and existence of fairies and then takes us on a journey throughout the world to introduce us to the many different varieties of these mysterious beings. From fairies to viking giants, selkies to gnomes, fey beings abound
In this spritely volume, Eason shares fascinating anecdotes of people who have actually seen them. And if you'd like to meet them yourself, Eason also provides simple techniques, exercises, and rituals to attract, find, and communicate with the little people. Hang silver bells by a window. Keep potted plants in your home. Or sit quietly between two oaks at dusk or dawn. Fairyland mirrors universal human issues: fortune versus misfortune, fate versus free will, perfection and imperfection, illusion and objective reality, different time scales, the existence of parallel dimensions, and the duality of human nature. Some people even believe that fairies are becoming more visible again, as they were in pre-industrial days, to remind us of the consequences of consumer society -- the danger of being seduced by our own versions of fairy gold.
The Book of Faeries: A Guide to the World of Elves, Pixies, Goblins, and Other Magic Spirits - Francis Melville 2002
Amazon Synopsis: Here's a charming and inspirational guide to the history and folklore surrounding faeries, and an examination of the meanings that these mythic beings have acquired in many cultures. Tradition defines faeries according to different general categories, which include nature spirits, helpers, tricksters and seducers, and angelic faeries. The author summarizes the long history of faery lore, and explains how we can develop our intuitive powers and perceive the faery realm, which he claims truly exists in the universe. He goes on to describe more than 50 faeries, including: Nymphs, nature spirits, favored by the ancient Greeks and found in places of natural beauty, Elves, revered in Anglo-Saxon lore as guardians of woods, mountains, and wild places, Jack Frost, a playful spirit of cold regions who nips at children's fingers and toes, Brownies, worker spirits attracted to industrious households, and said to bring luck, Puck, a mischievous sprite made famous by Shakespeare in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Leprechauns, the memorable faery pranksters of Irish folklore, Genies, the celebrated wonder workers of Arabian folklore. The author also offers recipes for "faery ointments" said to help us see faeries, rituals to attract beneficial faeries to home or garden, and faery herb lore for healing and making magic charms. More than 130 enchanting, full-color illustrations.
British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions - Wirt Sikes 1880
From Preface: In the ground it covers, while this volume deals especially with Wales, and still more especially with South Wales—where there appear to have been human dwellers long before North Wales was peopled—it also includes the border counties, notably Monmouthshire, which, though severed from Wales by Act of Parliament, is really very Welsh in all that relates to the past. In Monmouthshire is the decayed cathedral city of Caerleon, where, according to tradition, Arthur was crowned king in 508, and where he set up his most dazzling court, as told in the ‘Morte d’Arthur.’
In a certain sense Wales may be spoken of as the cradle of fairy legend. It is not now disputed that from the Welsh were borrowed many of the first subjects of composition in the literature of all the cultivated peoples of Europe. Read online or download
The Elves of Lily Hill Farm - Penny Kelly 2005
Amazon Synopsis: The Elves of Lily Hill Farm is the true story of Penny Kelly's meeting with a group of elves and the deal she makes with them to produce one-hundred tons of grapes from a mere thirteen acres of vineyards--without the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. As a result of their deal, Penny inadvertently enters the private world of plants, insects, animals, devas, and nature spirits where communication among them is common but the rules are all different. As the elves teach her a series of intense and powerful lessons, an amazing drama emerges between people and nature, both struggling to survive in a world where communication between them has been lost.
Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses - Judika Illes 2009
Amazon Synopsis: The Encyclopedia of Spirits is a comprehensive and entertaining A to Z of spirits from around this world and the next. Within these pages meet love goddesses and disease demons, guardians of children and guardians of cadavers. Discover Celtic goddesses and goddesses of the Kabbalah, female Buddhas, African Powers, Dragon Ladies, White Ladies, Black Madonnas, the Green Man, the Green Fairy, lots and lots of ghosts, djinn, mermaids, fairies, and more. From the beneficent to the mischievous, working with these spirits can bring good fortune, lasting love, health, fertility, revenge, and relief. Discover:
The Encyclopedia of Spirits also provides an overview of the role of spirit communication throughout history and a general guide to working with spirits. No matter what your life's problems or desires, this book can guide you to the right spirits who can help fulfill your dreams. For the spiritual adept, the amateur, or the simply curious, the Encyclopedia of Spirits will inform, inspire, and delight.
Faeries - Brian Froud 2002
Amazon Synopsis: It has been 25 years since Brian Froud and Alan Lee created the delightful, imaginative, and surprising Faeries-a book that quickly became a massive international bestseller and went on to sell more than a million copies. Readers continue to offer praise: "This is the most influential book I have ever read." "This book is-where are the words to describe it? Magnificent / Fabulous / Beautiful / Moving / Terrifying / Fantastic. . . ."In celebration of Faeries' 25th anniversary, Abrams is delighted to publish a special edition featuring eight new pages and 20 new pieces of art by Froud and Lee. The artists have also contributed new introductions. Since Faeries first appeared, both men have become tremendously successful and respected figures in the worlds of film, art, and publishing. But Faeries remains perhaps their most enduring work, a superb exploration of the myths, legends, folklore, and fantasy of the world of the faeries.
Fairies 101: An Introduction to Connecting, Working, and Healing with the Fairies and Other Elementals – Doreen Virtue PhD
This is a beginner book on connecting working and healing with the Fairies. It also contains information on other elementals and their purposes.
Contents: I Do Believe in Fairies… What are the Fairies? Houses, Careers, and Other Gifts from the Fairies, Healing with the Fairies, The Fairies and Animals, Gardening and the Fairies, Children and the Fairies, The Fairies and School, The Spirit of Nature, Flower Fairies and Other Elementals, Connecting with the Fairies, Frequently Asked Questions About the Fairies.
Fairies at Work and Play – Geoffrey Hodson 1982
Amazon Synopsis: A clairvoyant study of the unseen forms that surround us.
The Fairy Bible: The Definitive Guide to the World of Fairies - Teresa Moorey 2008
Amazon Synopsis: Fairies of the water, air, and earth, the trees and flowers, the house and hearth: all these mysterious, elusive creatures materialize on the pages of this distinctively beautiful guide to fairyland. Illustrated throughout with captivating artwork in glorious color, it examines fairy legend and lore through the ages and leads us into fairy cities, landscapes, rings, and paths.
Find out what clothes they wear (fairies can be fussy about their dress), what they like to eat and drink, and what plants and animals they cherish. Discover the secrets of fairy festivals, and the various names they like to be called—including the Little Folk and Good Neighbors. Altogether, it’s a privileged glimpse into a paradise that vibrates at a different frequency than ours…and that few can ever see.
The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries - W.Y. Evans-Wentz
A Quote from the Book: By the Celtic Fairy-Faith we mean that specialized form of belief in a spiritual realm inhabited by spiritual beings which has existed from prehistoric times until now in Ireland, Scotland, Isle of Man, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany, or other parts of the ancient empire of the Celts. In studying this belief, we are concerned directly with living Celtic folk-traditions, and with past Celtic folk-traditions as recorded in literature. And if fairies actually exist as invisible beings or intelligences, and our investigations lead us to the tentative hypothesis that they do, they are natural and not supernatural, for nothing which exists can be supernatural; and, therefore, it is our duty to examine the Celtic Fairy Races just as we examine any fact in the visible realm wherein we now live, whether it be a fact of chemistry, of physics, or of biology.
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The Fairy Kingdom - Geoffrey Hodson 2003
Amazon Synopsis: Are fairies real? What about gnomes, brownies, devas, angels, fauns, mannikins and nature spirits? Hodson explores the reality of all these beings (and more) in this entertaining and informative book.
The Findhorn Book of Connecting with Nature - John R. Stowe 2003
Amazon Synopsis: An introductory book for seekers who would like to cultivate a more meaningful relationship with the natural world, this book introduces principles of nature connection that combine ecological and spiritual perspectives.
Findhorn 50th Birthday Book - Compiled by Adriana Sjan Bijman
From Findhorn Website: The eagerly awaited Findhorn 50th Birthday Book, capturing the history of the past and the spirit of the future, has arrived! A colourful 144 pages filled with photographs and stories, the book reflects the rich diversity of our growing community
Compiled by Adriana Sjan Bijman, the book was launched on Monday 2nd July in the Universal Hall with a powerpoint presentation and sharing about how the book evolved. Adriana then presented Dorothy Maclean with a copy, the one person in the audience who was here 50 years ago when it all began.
James Hubbell’s firebird glass design, which hangs in the Upper Community Centre, forms the vibrant front cover, inviting the reader to browse through the content within. As people picked up their pre-ordered copy or purchased one or more in the foyer of the Hall last night, there was a sense of appreciation for all the work involved in creating this birthday gift.
The book has contributions from many different people in the community, both past and present. Adriana had access to original material stored in the National Library archives in Edinburgh during the project and included copies of handwritten letters previously unseen by the wider public. The book offers a fascinating journey through the five decades from 1962 until today, with interviews, recollections, insights and reminiscences.
Gnomes Deluxe Collector's Edition - Wil Huygen, Rien Poortvliet, Illustrator
Amazon Synopsis: The delightful classic Gnomes has been repackaged in this exceptional collector's edition to celebrate the 35th anniversary of this magical book. The beloved Gnomes was first published in 1976 and the world became enchanted with the simple and diligent ways of these special creatures. Based on Rien Poortvliet and Wil Huygen's scientific observation of the local gnome population in Holland, Gnomes covers all areas of gnome culture: architecture, education, courtship, medicine, industry, and relationships with other mythical creatures. Thirty-five years later, this beautifully illustrated book continues to bring joy to readers of all ages. This revised collector's edition of Gnomes features a new introduction, eight removable prints in a back cover envelope, and an all-new signature of never-before-published gnome sketches by artist Rien Poortvliet on distinctive sketchbook paper.
Good Faeries Bad Faeries - Brian Froud 1998
Amazon Synopsis: "Once upon a time, I thought faeries lived only in books, old folktales, and the past. That was before they burst upon my life as vibrant, luminous beings, permeating my art and my everyday existence, causing glorious havoc...."
In the long-awaited sequel to the international bestseller Faeries, artist Brian Froud rescues pixies, gnomes, and other faeries from the isolation of the nursery and the distance of history, bringing them into the present day with vitality and imagination. In this richly imagined new book, Brian reveals the secrets he has learned from the faeries -- what their noses and shoes look like, what mischief and what gentle assistance they can give, what their souls and their dreams are like.
As it turns out, faeries aren't all sweetness and light. In addition to such good faeries as Dream Weavers and Faery Godmothers, Brian introduces us to a host of less well behaved creatures -- traditional bad faeries like Morgana le Fay, but also the Soul Shrinker and the Gloominous Doom. The faery kingdom, we find, is as subject to good and evil as the human realm. Brilliantly documenting both the dark and the light, Good Faeries/Bad Faeries presents a world of enchantment and magic that deeply compels the imagination.
The Great Encyclopedia Of Faeries - Pierre Dubois 2000
Amazon Synopsis: They are known as the Little People, the Beautiful Maidens, the Godmothers, the Blessed, the Ageless Ones...for it is dangerous to say the name "faeries" without good reason. Ruling over earth, air, fire, and water, they protect forests, animals, and children, and in their hands lie the dreamy souls of all creatures.
The faeries rose from the mist long, long ago, in the time of the Golden Age -- well before the creation of gods and men. In their magical fancy they created the singing grasses and the reflection of springs, the music of legends and the far side of the mirror. From the Valkyries of Valhalla to the Babouchka of Russia, Banshees, Dryads, Bogey Beasts, Sirens, and their ilk populate the imaginations and the forests of every culture.
In this comprehensive celebration of the world of faery, renowned French elficologist Pierre Dubois describes the extraordinary richness of the faery kingdom, presenting dozens and dozens of lushly illustrated entries on the most powerful and enchanting denizens of this magical world. Dubois provides readers with authoritative information detailing the customs, habitat, and activities of these Little People. Faery Godmothers, we discover, were originally tall, distinguished, and rather severe; only recently have they taken up the magic wands and cheerful smiles we know them for today. We learn that the favorite foods of the Arthurian faery Viviane are the blackberries that surround Merlin's tomb. And among the customs and activities of the Bogey Beast, the prime goal is indeed to scare little children...if only for their protection.
Dubois's entrancing descriptions are accompanied by Roland and Claudine Sabatier's marvelous illustrations, which depict the appearance of the faeries, the places where they are found, and their familiar objects. Without revealing any faery confidences (which must never be betrayed), Dubois and the Sabatiers have created a comprehensive and utterly enchanting survey of a magical world as old as time.
Happy Ways to Heal the Earth – Gloria Chadwick 2008
Amazon Synopsis: From simple ideas and suggestions to tuning into the energies of nature and experiencing the soul of the Earth, you'll find many Happy Ways to Heal the Earth. Encouraging and inspiring, this book shares with you a mix of practical and metaphysical ways to benefit both yourself and the Earth. Filled with hundreds of helpful hints and a few words of warning, this book includes anecdotes, Earth adventures, and Earth-oriented exercises you can do to increase your environmental awareness and become more involved in caring for the Earth.
How to Find Flower Fairies – Cicely Mary Barker 2007
Amazon Synopsis: “Children, the knowledge that I am passing to you is precious and must be carefully guarded…”
After centuries of being hidden from human sight, the Flower Fairies allowed Cicely Mary Barker a glimpse into their enchanted fairy world in Fairyopolis. Now you can continue the adventure with this spectacular new novelty book where every page unlocks the secrets behind the magical places the fairies call home. Five eye-popping spreads include intricate three-dimensional pop-up images of flowers and trees that magically open up to reveal the secret homes of the fairies. Lift-the- flaps, booklets, maps and other ephemera provide interactive fun on every page leading up to a stunning surprise on the final spread.
How to See Faeries - John Matthews, Brian Froud, illustrator 2011
Amazon Synopsis: International bestselling artist Brian Froud and New York Times bestselling author John Matthews come together for the first time to create a spectacular interactive book that opens the doors to the enchanted world of Faerie. How does one discover faeries in one’s backyard or a garden, forest, or meadow? Through insets, hidden messages, magical signs, reflective mirrors, and other paper mechanics, Froud and Matthews reveal how anyone may discover the way to the land of Faerie. All you need is to believe and to own this book!
The Magic of Findhorn – Paul Hawken 1982
An account of the people who established the Findhorn gardens in Scotland.
Spirits Fairies Leprechauns and Goblins An Encyclopedia - Carol Rose 1998
Amazon Synopsis: Fabulously entertaining, and featuring more than 100 delightful illustrations, this encyclopedic work contains over 2,000 alphabetically arranged entries covering angels, demons, elves, fairies, nats, nymphs, and other strange beings from around the world.
The World Guide to Gnomes, Fairies, Elves & Other Little People - Thomas Keightley 2000
Amazon Synopsis: A fascinating compendium of folklore, superstitions, and mythology surrounding the 'little people', including discussions of fairy tradition as it appears in great works of English literature.
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