Since the publication of cicely mary barker s first book in 1923 the flower fairies have been ethereal companions to generations of readers around the world. This new folio society box set sees barker s exquisite paintings and nature inspired poems presented as a complete collection in an exclusive new layout that best displays these imaginative illustrated verses.
She found international acclaim as an artist with her delightful flower fairies books the first of which flower fairies of the spring was printed in 1923.
Flower fairies books. They were created by a quiet unassuming and dedicated artist who was nevertheless remarkably successful spending her life illustrating many children s books and selling hundreds of watercolours and pastels. Cicely mary barker s flower fairies books published in the first half of last century are known and loved around the world. This collector s favorite has been redesigned and now features a lavish eye catching jacket with silver foil.
Cicely mary baker is an incredibly talented artist with a wonder imagination using it to turn her sister s pupils into the most fantastical wonderful ethereal creatures. A beautiful book that i would highly recommend to ages 2 to 102. Cicely mary barker was born in croydon south london in 1895 and died in 1973.
Since the publication of cicely mary barker s first book in 1923 the flower fairies have been ethereal companions to generations of readers around the world. When cicely mary barker wrote and illustrated her first book flower fairies of the spring little could she have imagined that it would be the foremost title in a best selling series that remains beloved almost 100 years later. Her scope and detail are a joy to behold.
Flower fairies of the spring flower fairies of the summer flower fairies of the autumn flower fairies of the winter flower fairies of the garden flower fairies of the trees flower fairies of the wayside and a flower fairy alphabet. Perfect for fans of all ages this wonderful collection includes all the original flower fairy poems and illustrations by cicely mary barker from the classic books. Both are hardback with good quality paper and includes the original books.
Perfect for fans of all ages this wonderful collection includes all the original flower fairy poems and illustrations by cicely mary barker from the classic books. Enjoy the classic complete collection of cicely mary barker s original flower fairies books in this brand new edition. About the complete book of the flower fairies.
Since 1923 flower fairies have enchanted both adults and children alike around the world. Flower fairies will live on indefinitely.