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The Great Encyclopedia of Fairies by Pierre Dubois Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Great Encyclopedia Of Faeries Hardcover – April 1, by Pierre Dubois (Author)/5(29). The Great Encyclopedia of Fairies Hardcover – January 1, by Pierre Dubois (Author)/5(29).

For a book calling itself an encyclopedia, this seemed to be short an index or two. And since the table of contents prides itself more on flowery descriptions, like "Old Shut-Eye" or "The Gianes," instead of plainly stated categories, like "The Sandman and Other Sleep Bringers" or "Benevolent Fairies," I found it impossible to find the types of /5.

The book is exactly what it says, an encyclopedia of fairies organized alphabetically. It seems thorough, and is pretty well cross referenced too, which is great if you can't quite remember the name of the thing you are after/5(9).

Encyclopedia of Fairies: Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, & Other Supernatural Creatures by Katharine M. Briggs. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Encyclopedia of Fairies: Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, & Other Supernatural Creatures” as Want to Read: Want to Read/5.

Buy a cheap copy of The Great Encyclopedia Of Faeries book by Pierre Dubois. 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 Free shipping over $/5(4).

The book has a very colorful, unique illustration with very interesting entries and very enjoyable stories within each entry. However, some of these stories written by Pierre Dubois in the book are very inconsistence with the other sources, or rather the story lumps different creatures that are related or of similar origin and sources together as one/5.

This encyclopedia of concise entries, from the A-senee-ki-waku of northeastern North America to the Zips of Central America and Mexico, includes more than 2, individual beings and species of fairy and nature spirits from a wide range of mythologies and religions from all over Fairies have been revered and feared, sometimes simultaneously, throughout recorded history/5.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Fairies book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

For hundreds of years, fairies have enchante /5. The French fai, of which 'fairy' is an extension, came originally from the Italianfatae, the fairy ladies who visited the household at births and pronounced on the future of the baby, as the Three Fates used to do.

'Fairy' originally meant 'fai-erie ', a state of enchantment, and was transferred from the object to the agent. Cicely Mary Barker (28 June – 16 February ) was an English illustrator best known for a series of fantasy illustrations depicting fairies and ion: Correspondence art courses, Croydon School of Art.

An Encyclopedia of Fairies Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, and Other Supernatural Creatures 1st American ed. by Katharine Mary Briggs, Katharine Briggs. 19 Want to read; Published by Pantheon Books in New York.

Written in EnglishCited by: Pantheon Books, - Juvenile Nonfiction - pages 4 Reviews A complete guide to fairy lore from the Middle Ages to the present that recounts and examines fairy tales, describes the food, sports, sizes, and powers of fairies, and calls attention to the traditional ways in which people protected themselves against the dangers of night travel/5(4).

While 'Spirits, Fairies, Leprechauns, and Goblins' isn't a book of fairy tales or stories, it's a wonderful reference book to the many legendary folk of the world. Carol Rose has gathered descriptions and information of hundreds of mythical creatures from various cultures and assembled them into an encyclopedia style volume/5.

The Langs' Fairy Books are a series of 25 collections of true and fictional stories for children published between and by Andrew Lang and his wife, Leonora Blanche best known books of the series are the 12 collections of fairy tales also known as Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy Books of Many all, the volumes feature stories Author: Andrew Lang, Nora Lang.

The Encyclopedia of Ancient Giants in North America chronicles two distinct waves of giant humans migrating to North America. As early as 7, B.C., strange people arrived on the North American shores of gigantic size with Neanderthal looking skulls.4/4(50).

Buy Encyclopedia of Fairies: Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies and Other Supernatural Creatures (The Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library) American ed by Briggs, Katharine M. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(30). FAIRIES.the old word for "fairy," is thought to come from the Latin fata, which signifies the Fates, supernatural women who appear beside the cradle of a newborn infant to decide its fairies invited to Sleeping Beauty's christening are an echo of this belief.

During the Middle Ages fairy meant the state of enchantment and the land of enchanted beings as well as those. For hundreds of years, fairies have enchanted imaginations, stirred awe and fear, and inspired a treasure trove of wonderful stories.

Filled with hundreds of exquisite illustrations, this comprehensive directory provides a global, multi-ethnic, multicultural overview of fairies large and small, from tree spirits to winged sprites.

Nearly 3, entries, arranged alphabetically from the South 5/5(1). The faeries as elementals (Courtesy author) This important and widespread folktale motif seems to suggest that faerieland is the world of the dead, immune from the passage of time, and that return to the world of the living is not possible as the mortal body has aged and decayed in line with the physical laws of this world.

A fairy (also fay, fae, fair folk) is a type of mythical being or legendary creature in European folklore (and particularly Celtic, Slavic, German, English, and French folklore), a form of spirit, often described as metaphysical, supernatural, or preternatural.

Myths and stories about fairies do not have a single origin, but are rather a collection of folk beliefs from disparate ng: Legendary creature, Pixie, Sprite, Tuatha .The encyclopedia focuses on faeries of England and the surrounding area.

Sometimes I would find entries that include descriptions of German or French variations of the English fairy, but the book doesn't go outside of western Europe.

This encyclopedia was exactly what I was looking for: a reference guide/5(31). Great Fairies are recurring characters in The Legend of Zelda series. They are large humanoid main purpose is to heal Link whenever he is wounded and will also recover his Magic Power in games that incorporate a Magic Meter.

In other titles, such as Ocarina of Time and The Wind Waker, they also bless Link with new items, powers or upgrades of his existing Media: Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Hyrule Warriors.