Good Faeries, Bad Faeries. $32.00.
“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…..”
Experience the wonderfully whimsical, full-color artwork of Brian Froud! In the long-awaited sequel to the international bestseller, artist Brian Froud rescues pixies, gnomes, and other fae 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 fae– 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 fae as Dream Weavers and Faery Godmothers, Brian introduces us to a host of less well behaved creatures– traditional bad fae like Morgana le Fay, but also the Soul Shrinker and 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.
About the Authors
Brian Froud is an award-winning illustrator and author. His books include the bestseller Faeries, with Alan Lee, Pressed Faery Book, and Strange Stains and Mysterious Smells, the latter two with Monty Python’s Terry Jones. He also served as the conceptual designer on two of Jim Henson’s films, The Dark Crystal and The Labyrinth. He resides in Devon, England, with his wife and son.
Terri Windling is an award-winning writer, folklorist, and the premier editor of fantasy fiction in America. She has published more than twenty books (including The Wood Wife, inspired by the art of Brian Froud). She lives in Devon, England and Tucson, Arizona.
This is a hardcover copy. Published under Simon & Schuster Editions.