THIS WHIMSICAL AND charming collection of stories and poems was first published in 1951. Now a new generation of fairy fans can search for lost merbabies, bargain with pixies, and frolic under the moon with Jane Werner's fantastic selection of "wee folk" tales, masterfully illustrated by Garth Williams.
About the Author
Jane Werner had a long and prolific association with Golden Books. Writing under a dozen different names, she was the author and/or editor of more than 70 books.
Garth Williams was a renowned children's book illustrator. His work is easily recognizable in the classic Golden Books favorites "The Sailor Dog," "The Friendly Book," "Mister Dog," and "The Kitten Who Thought He Was a Mouse,"
Garth Williams began his work on the pictures for the Little House books by meeting Laura Ingalls Wilder at her home in Missouri, and then he traveled to the sites of all the little houses. His charming art caused Laura to remark that she and her family "live again in these illustrations."