Lady Cottington s Fairy Album

Lady Cottington s Fairy Album Author Brian Froud
ISBN-10 0810932946
Release 2002-10-01
Pages 64
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In a parody of the Victorian preoccupation with fairies, presents a supposed reproduction of Euphemia Cottington's photograph album, dating from the 1880's, featuring her photographs of fairies and her sister's pressed fairies.



Lady Cottington s Pressed Fairy Book

Lady Cottington s Pressed Fairy Book Author Terry Jones
ISBN-10 1402720335
Release 2004-09-02
Pages 64
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Written by a former member of the Monty Python troupe, this satire of the fairy picture hoax of 1895 is riotously witty, visually extraordinary and wildly original. Illustrations.



Lady Cottington s Pressed Fairy Letters

Lady Cottington s Pressed Fairy Letters Author Brian Froud
ISBN-10 0810957884
Release 2005-10-01
Pages 48
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The Cottington Archive reluctantly announces that more information about the infamous Lady Cottington has surfaced: a scrapbook compiled by the fairy smasher herself of her correspondence with luminaries such as Queen Victoria, Annie Oakley, Igor Stravinsky, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Andrew Lang, P.T. Barnum, and more. All about fairies, these hilarious letters contain everything from wisdom to suggestions to chastisement. Lady Cottington has made notes in the margins not to mention smashed fairies throughout (will she EVER STOP this nasty habit? ). And the fairies...ah the fairies...they too have done their part, sprinkling magic and mayhem throughout. Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Letters, a facsimile reproduction of Lady Cottington's original volume, combines the nutty artistry of the first two Lady Cottington books with delightful novelty components. Containing actual letters, invoices for spiritual services, a fairy Valentine, an invitation from Alice Liddell to tea, and more, this newest interactive addition to the Lady Cottington series is the most innovative to date.



Strange Stains and Mysterious Smells

Strange Stains and Mysterious Smells Author Terry Jones
ISBN-10 0684832062
Release 1996
Pages 88
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Presents a journal of fairy research by Quentin Cottington that attempts to analyze the protoplasmic nature of fairy stains



Good Faeries Bad Faeries

Good Faeries Bad Faeries Author Brian Froud
ISBN-10 9780684847818
Release 1998-10-15
Pages 192
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A reversible volume in which good fairies such as the green man, the wood woman, and the pixies are described on one side, and bad fairies such the gnome, Black Annis, and Morgana le Fay are described on the other



A Midsummer Night s Faery Tale

A Midsummer Night s Faery Tale Author Wendy Froud
ISBN-10 9780684855592
Release 1999-10-25
Pages 64
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Presents an illustrated tale of danger and enchantment in the faery forest



Lady Cottington s Pressed Fairy Book

Lady Cottington s Pressed Fairy Book Author Terry Jones
ISBN-10 1862057001
Release 2006-02
Pages 72
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Everyone is familiar with the famous photograph of the small girl surrounded by fairies, which caused such a sensation when it was first published in The Regular magazine in 1907. That little girl was Angelica Cottington. On the death of her father, Lady Cottington lived as a recluse on the family estate until she died in 1991. Three years after her death, a series of unfortunate, and fortunate, accidents brought about the discovery of the very book in which she preserved her pressed fairies. Published in facsimile, the book became one of the most truly intriguing, faithful and epoch-making books of all time. It was an overnight success. Meanwhile, a very sad event occurred. Brian Froud, without permission, surreptitiously removed the original book and a reel of documentary film which purported to show the Lady Cottington in her garden, with the dog, demonstrating how to squash fairies. Froud immediately spotted the fakery: the dog was manipulated by strings! Preparing to return the film he noticed that the book's pages had begun to develop in the daylight and ooze with mould. Incredibly, with the passage of time each page had begun to throw up impressions of so many more unceremoniously flattened fairies, attacked by Lady C in old age - actually the truth being that the old dear had mostly missed and thus the pages reveal bits of fairy and the odd old one. Froud, disgusted, guilty, and not a little frightened, posted the book back immediately. The Cottington archivist opened the parcel and rushed, breathlessly, to the publisher once more. This extraordinary 10 3/4th anniversary publication is the result. DVD to include previously unreleased material from the Cottington Archive: a Pressed Fairy art gallery, interviews with Brian, Terry and Ari Berk and 5 minute filmed interview with Lady Cottington. DVD to be produced by Imaginosis. Nearly 3 million sales worldwide A new look for an old favourite, original edtn ISBN 1-85793-336-2 Contains new DVD with previously unreleased material (and pressed fairy) Companion to forthcoming Lady Cottington's Letters (October 2005)



The Complete Idiot s Guide to Elves and Fairies

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Elves and Fairies Author Sirona Knight
ISBN-10 9781440690662
Release 2005-06-07
Pages 352
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The most complete book on these powerful magical beings. Elves and fairies provide a magical mirror into the human psyche and can help people better understand themselves. In The Complete Idiots Guide to Elves and Fairies, readers encounter and learn from an array of magical creatures, and discover how they can positively influence their lives. Key topics include fairy magic in the 21st century, how to recognize an elf and what to do when you meet one, how to attract good elves and fairies, and how to protect yourself from bad ones. * The Lord of the Rings trilogy, on film and DVD, have increased people’s interest in elves and their ways * Brian Froud’s The Faerie Oracle, Good Fairies Bad Faeries, and Lady Cottington’s Faerie Album have kept fairy lore and fairy images in the public eye for more than 25 years * This book explores fairy tales, folklore, and mythology, including modern fairy tales like the Harry Potter series



Faeries

Faeries Author
ISBN-10 0810995867
Release 2010-10-01
Pages 208
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Identifies and pictures all the faery types including elves, gnomes, pixies, leprechauns, and dryads, drawing from Celtic stories, the English-language oral tradition, and the works of poets to illuminate their ways of life.



2004 Writer s Market Online

2004 Writer s Market Online Author Kathryn S. Brogan
ISBN-10 1582971900
Release 2003
Pages 1120
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A guide for the freelance writer, listing pertinent information about publications and editors



Faeries Oracle

Faeries  Oracle Author Brian Froud
ISBN-10 9780743201117
Release 2000-10-31
Pages 224
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In response to the tremendous success of "Good Faeries/Bad Faeries", Froud has created an exciting divination kit that allows readers to draw on the power of faeries to understand their lives and predict their futures. Includes color deck of 66 divination cards, a two-color book, and instructions on how to read the cards.



How to See Faeries

How to See Faeries Author John Matthews
ISBN-10 0810997509
Release 2011-04-01
Pages 80
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Reveals that ways that those who are willing and able to alter the way in which they perceive the world around them may one day see fairies and other creatures of legend and lore.



The Goblin Companion

The Goblin Companion Author Terry Jones
ISBN-10 186205648X
Release 2003-11-28
Pages 96
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Goblins come in all shapes and sizes. This gallery of slimy portraits includes such smelly denizens of the Labyrinth as Hallow goblins, the Klutton, Zitzie, Stench and Foregoblins.



The Heart of Faerie Oracle Book Tarot Cards

The Heart of Faerie Oracle   Book   Tarot Cards Author Wendy Froud
ISBN-10 0810988232
Release 2010-03-01
Pages 138
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From the renowned team of Brian and Wendy Froud comes a delightful and spiritual guide that offer believers a chance to connect with and experience the love and wisdom that comes from the hearts of faeries. The Heart of the Faerie Oracle box set includes 68 oracle cards, illustrated by Brian Froud. The accompanying book provides detailed instructions reading the cards and for the believer to relate to the Faerie World and learn valuable relationship information. Readers have the opportunity to consult with the magical world of Faerie and gain useful knowledge that can enhance their own intimate relationships. Using the deck of oracle cards, believers conduct readings to interpret the cards and build a special connection with the faeries. The oracle cards feature Brian Froud’s recognizable faerie images, such as the enchanting "Queen of Golden Bough” and the mischievous "Trickster.” Wendy Froud’s text describes the emotional and practical nature of the cards and offers a variety of techniques for using the set, which can open the door into the Enchanted Realm as never before.



Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy Entries

Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy  Entries Author Robin Anne Reid
ISBN-10 0313335923
Release 2009
Pages 408
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"Examines women's contributions to science fiction and fantasy across a range of media and genres, such as fiction, nonfiction, film, television, art, comics, graphic novels, and music."--



The Gruesome Guide to World Monsters

The Gruesome Guide to World Monsters Author Judy Sierra
ISBN-10 9780763617271
Release 2005
Pages 63
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Make room in your suitcase for this monstrously entertaining guide to fantastic creatures around the world — and how to elude them. I did not make any of this up. Do you know why you should have baby teeth handy when visiting the Midwest? Or why you should bring a cucumber with you when swimming in Japan? How good are you at solving Russian riddles? From Boston to Bejing, from Moscow to Mali, any place you visit has its own terrifying tales of very real creatures. Complete with handy "gruesomeness ratings," this guide offers all the important facts on some sixty-three folkloric monsters and how (if possible!) to survive an encounter with them. Meticulously researched by Judy Sierra and illustrated in grotesque detail by Henrik Drescher, here is the ultimate resource for any world traveler, armchair or otherwise, hoping to make it home alive.



Something about the Author

Something about the Author Author
ISBN-10 0787647152
Release 2002-02-14
Pages 356
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An easy-to-use source for librarians, students and other researchers, each volume of this series provides illustrated biographical articles on approximately 70 children's authors and artists. The series covers more than 10,000 individuals, ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources and photographs. Also availa is a cumulative author index, published in odd-numbered volumes.