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Fairy spell : how two girls convinced the world that fairies are real

Author: Marc Tyler Nobleman
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Clarion Books, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The true story of British cousins who fooled the world for more than 60 years with a remarkable hoax: photographs of real fairies. Exquisitely illustrated with art by Eliza Wheeler as well as the original photos taken by the girls.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Picture books
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Frances Griffiths; Elsie Wright; Elsie Wright; Frances Griffiths; Elsie Wright
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Tyler Nobleman
ISBN: 9780544699489 0544699483
OCLC Number: 996971378
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG.)
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Marc Tyler Nobleman ; illustrated by Eliza Wheeler.

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"A fascinating introduction to one of the greatest hoaxes of all time, deftly pitched to elementary-age children."--Kirkus "This recounting of a fanciful, enchanting fraud will leave younger children Read more...

 
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