Conducting a unique photographic tour, this book explores a variety of whimsical fairy houses designed and built by gardeners, artists, nature lovers, and children. It pictures amazingly diverse miniature homes that have been constructed with natural materials, revealing the woods as a veritable treasure trove. Featured creations include transforming milkweed pods into fairy beds, producing tiny dishes from acorn caps, crafting a woodland library of pint-sized books from birch bark, and constructing a fairy artist's studio inside a pumpkin. This collection invites one and all to be transported to a world of enchantment while bringing out the architect in adults and kids alike.
Tracy Kane is author / illustrator of the award winning “Fairy Houses Series” of books inspiring families to connect with nature through the activity of creating small habitats for fairies made from natural materials.
Barry Kane photographs fairy houses. He and Tracy partner with communities to develop Fairy Houses Tours that benefit non – profit organizations. Many photos in the book are from these events.
Together, they are enjoying the journey, spreading the charm of fairy houses and the unbelievable enchantment of nature.